abc
QUICK LINKS:

Superior Man Accused of Trying to Assault Officer

Created: 06/05/2014 3:37 PM WDIO.com

A Superior man faces four charges, including felony attempted first-degree intentional homicide, after allegedly trying to assault a police officer on Tuesday.

Gregory S. Thompson, 30, also faces a felony charge of attempting to disarm a police officer and misdemeanor charges of domestic abuse disorderly conduct and resisting an officer.

Officers were dispatched to a South Superior residence at about 9 a.m. Tuesday on a report that Thompson was intoxicated and causing a disturbance.  Police say Thompson refused to leave the residence and was placed under arrest.

Police say an officer observed a large dagger-style knife in Thompson's hand when has pulled from a chair.  The officer was able to knock the knife from Thompson's hand, but he then allegedly  grabbed onto the officer's holstered firearm.  Thompson was handcuffed after officers used pepper spray.  He was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and then taken to jail.

Thompson appeared in court Thursday afternoon and is being held on $10,000 bail.

Front Page

  • Charge Against Woman in Arrest Video Dismissed

    A judge has dismissed a charge against a woman seen in a video of a controversial Superior arrest.  At a hearing Friday, Judge Kelly Thimm approved a motion to dismiss a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge against Natasha Lancour.

  • Justin's 2014-2015 Winter Prediction

    Winter is right around the corner and the question on everybody's mind is will we have a winter like last year.  With record stretches of cold and record snowfall last year is one we one like to forget. Chief meteorologist Justin Liles lets us know what we can expect this year

  • Woman in Douglas Co. Shootout was found Unresponsive in House Fire Day Before

    A 22-year-old Lake Nebagamon woman was hospitalized on Wednesday evening after an armed standoff with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. On Tuesday, authorities say that same woman was found by her neighbors unresponsive and not breathing after they saw flames coming from a downtown Lake Nebagamon home. 

  • Funding for Military Funeral Personnel Restored

    On Thursday, Rep. Rick Nolan received a letter from the Secretary of the Army that funding for the playing of "Taps," a rifle salute, and delivering a folded American flag will be restored.

  • Preparing for Ebola: Health System Working Together

    People who work in the Northland's health system are communicating on a regular basis, to prepare for Ebola, even though it's unlikely to appear here.

 

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Ashland; Iron
Expires: 10/31/2014 1:00 PM

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

MI AREAS AFFECTED: Gogebic
Expires: 10/31/2014 2:00 PM

Lakeshore Flood Advisory

MI AREAS AFFECTED: Alger; Baraga; Gogebic; Houghton; Keweenaw; Marquette; Ontonagon
Expires: 10/31/2014 2:00 PM

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement