(KATV, Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office) Sheriff's Deputies responded toa violent disturbance at a home on River Acres Drive in Salesville and made onearrest on felony assault charges. At about 3:06 a.m. Tuesday, deputieswere sent to that address in response to a call reporting that two persons hadbarricaded themselves into a bedroom of the residence because they were beingpursued and threatened by another man who was wielding a knife. Whileenroute, deputies were notified that the aggressor was attempting to forceentry into the bedroom.
Deputies that arrived on thescene observed a man attempting to force his way into a room of the home. This man, later identified as 46 year old Randy Wilson of Tumbling Shoals,Arkansas, was taken into custody.
At the time of his arrest, Wilson did not haveany knives or weapons on his person, but he later told deputies that he had putthe knives away in the kitchen drawer. Officers found two large butcher knives.
Both of the victims hidinginside the bedroom, one of them being Wilson'swife, told deputies that RandyWilson had chased his wife down the hallway attempting to stabher with the knives. Wilsonalso allegedly threatened to shoot the victims. Deputies observed markson the bedroom door consistent with someone having jabbed a knifeor similar object into the door.
Randy Wilson was transported to the Baxter CountyDetention Center and incarcerated on felony charges of:
Aggravated Assault on Familyor Household Member
Terroristic Threatening in the First Degree
Randy Wilson remains incarcerated pending theposting of $25,000 bond, with an appearance in Circuit Court set for December 6th. There were no physical injuries reported.