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Person arrested without incident after wielding knife and hammer


On April 3, 2023 at approximately 12:40 p.m. officers responded to an address in the east end of the city for a report of an out of control individual with a knife.

The accused was reported to be yelling, walking around stabbing walls, and threatening others in the residence. On route officers learned the accused had stuck the knife in a wall and was now carrying a hammer. On arrival, officers located the accused sitting on the front porch with the hammer at his feet and a health care worker present attempting to communicate with him. Officers were able to deescalate the situation and safely remove the hammer without incident.

The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.

A 58-year-old local individual was charged with utter threats to cause death.

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