A Clay County man was arrested Wednesday night after threatening residents and destroying property near Stinson.|
James Franklin Smith, 39, of Ivydale was charged by Deputy Sheriff Justin C. Metheney, after Smith went to a residence where Jason Carter and Rita Smith reported a disturbance.
Smith, according to the police statement, broke a side glass to a 2002 Chevy Malibu and put dents on the vehicle. He also flattened three tires on a 1996 Cherokee and cut hoses on Carter's welding machine.
Police said Smith threatened Carter verbally, saying "Come out here you g-- d--m p----, I'll beat your a--," after which he called his ex-wife names, saying "she was done for."
Also responding to the 911 call, Sheriff Carl Ballengee, Grantsville Chief J. D. Nicholson, and officer Robert Groves.