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Glidden Man Arrested for Threatening Officers

Ashland County Law Enforcement Center Ashland County Law Enforcement Center |  Photo: WDIO-TV file

Baihly Warfield
Updated: October 09, 2018 03:45 PM

ASHLAND, Wis. - The Ashland Police Department said a 47-year-old Glidden man was arrested Sunday for disorderly conduct and threatening officers. 

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Authorities said they were called to the 900 block of 6th Street West in Ashland for a domestic argument. It was around 6:45 a.m. Sunday.

A woman told the dispatcher that the man had told her, "cops are going to die," if she called 911. 

In case it was an ambush, Ashland PD says they called for backup from other departments, including the Bayfield County Emergency Response Team.

The woman told authorities the man had packed his things, which included a shotgun, before he left. Officers allegedly found the shotgun in the man's car. 

They say they looked for him in the woman's home, garages in the area and other nearby buildings, but they didn't find him.

He was arrested without incident when he tried to return to the caller's house a few hours later. He allegedly said he had gone to a friend's house to take a nap. 

He was booked in the Ashland County Jail on potential charges of disorderly conduct and threats to a law enforcement officer. 

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