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Disturbance Results In Misdemeanor Assault Arrest

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Complaint of a disturbance in which a man allegedly kicked in a door resulted in a Class C misdemeanor assault arrest late Monday night, according to sheriff’s reports.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers received two calls regarding a West Main Street residence in Como twice in less than an hour Monday night, one at 10:20 p.m. Aug. 17 of people arguing and one at 11:03 p.m. Aug. 17 of a woman and her boyfriend arguing, according to dispatch reports.

The second time, dispatchers were told a man had kicked in the back door in the 800 block of West Main Street. The man was also alleged to have made threats to other individuals at the location and possibly had a knife, a deputies noted in arrest reports.

When deputies arrived, they reported contacting the female at the front door of the residence. The male was reported to be exiting the residence from the back door. A deputy reportedly went around toward the back and contacted the male.

The male, while being detained, removed a pocket knife from his front pocket. Another male at the location reportedly claimed the man had another knife tucked into the rear of his pants. No additional weapons were located on the man, but deputies, in arrest reports, noted the man appeared to them to be intoxicated. The front of his pants appeared to be soiled, deputies noted in arrest reports.

Deputies reportedly contacted the female and two other males inside the residence. Deputies were told the man kicked the back door into the residence and made verbal threats of imminent bodily injury toward more than one individual in the residence. The 38-year-old Como man was taken into custody at 11:21 p.m. Aug. 17 for assault by threat, according to arrest reports. He was released from jail later Tuesday, Aug. 18, on the Class C misdemeanor assault charge, according to jail reports.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle
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Author: Faith Huffman

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