Male suspect hits fence, threatens and sends dog after police officers

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At approx. 2:20 Sunday, police were called to a single vehicle vs fence collision in the 000 block of 23rd St, however the driver of the vehicle fled prior to police arrival. During the course of investigating the incident officers attended to a residence in the 300 block of 2nd St.  A 40 year old male, well known to police, confronted the officers outside the residence. He made threatening comments and gestures before discarding a knife in the snow, and retreating into the residence. The male then sent his dog after the officers, however they were able to subdue it without injury to the dog or the officers. Shortly thereafter the male exited the residence and was arrested.  The male has been charged with uttering threats and will appear in court on May 1.