The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Police/Courts

May 1, 2013

Police arrest man after alleged threats are made

RAINELLE — Police Chief J.P. Stevens said Michael Dallas Mitchell, 52, of Rainelle, was arrested Tuesday and charged with brandishing a deadly weapon, trespassing while armed, and public intoxication with a blood alcohol level double the legal limit.

According to Stevens, Mitchell allegedly threatened a man with a knife inside the victim's home on First Street in Rainelle. Mitchell would not leave the home and the homeowner locked himself inside a bedroom and called 911.

When police arrived, Mitchell was reportedly leaving the home with several knives.

Mitchell was taken to Southern Regional Jail pending an arraignment hearing.

 

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