Deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff's Department went to a home in the 900 block of Tienken on a domestic violence run.
The woman told deputies she had been arguing with her husband when he grabbed a steak knife and approached her saying, "Sometimes I just want to murder you."
According to the deputies, report the 33-year-old man left the home and went to his parents' house in the 1200 block of John R in Rochester Hills.
He was taken into custody by deputies. The knife was collected as evidence. No injuries were reported.
The husband is being held in the Oakland County Jail on Felonious Assault and Domestic Violence charges.