Details Released in Case of Knox Man Who Brandished Knife During Domestic Dispute
According to court documents, Clarion-based State Police filed the following criminal charges against 31-year-old David Lee Twilleger, of Knox, on July 22:
– Terroristic Threats W/Intent To Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1
– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2
– Harassment – Subject Other to Physical Contact, Summary
The charges stem from a domestic dispute that occurred at Knox Commons, in Knox, Beaver Township, Clarion County.
According to a criminal complaint filed by Trooper Gray, of PSP Clarion, around 3:00 p.m. on July 22, he was dispatched to an apartment at the above-described location for a report of a noise disturbance.
The known victim reported that his brother, David Lee Twilleger, got into a verbal argument at the apartment which escalated into a physical altercation, the complaint states.
The known victim stated that during the altercation, Twilleger brandished a knife and was swinging it around and the victim felt threatened. The victim restrained Twilleger to avoid being stabbed with the knife, the complaint indicates.
During the incident, Twilleger allegedly stated: “I am angry and do not care what happens.”
Twilleger was arraigned at 6:00 p.m. on July 22 in Magisterial District Judge Amy Long Turk’s office.
Unable to post $25,000.00 monetary bail, he was lodged in the Clarion County Jail.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, with Judge Turk presiding.
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