Jamestown Man Jailed For Allegedly Threatening Stranger With A Knife

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JAMESTOWN – A 28-year-old Jamestown man is behind bars after allegedly threatening a stranger with a knife on Monday.

Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded to an address on West 4th Street around 9 p.m. for a reported person with a weapon.

Following a brief investigation, it is alleged that Richard Dehart approached a stranger walking down the street and then threatened him with a knife.

Dehard was arrested for second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Officers say he was taken to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.


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