Police: Man Arrested After Showed Knife to Officer
Reno police have a man in custody after they say he showed a knife at an officer early Monday morning.
Police say just before 8 am Monday, an officer on patrol spotted someone causing a disturbance in the intersection of west 3rd and Sierra Streets.
When the unidentified officer stopped and got out of his patrol car, investigators say the man pulled out a knife and threatened the officer.
The officer drew his sidearm and the man peacefully surrendered.
55-year-old Darrell Eilertson was booked into the Washoe County Jail. He's charged with assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $20,000 bail.
No one was hurt during the incident.
Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect, should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW
Sunday, May 26 2013 1:49 AM EDT2013-05-26 05:49:26 GMT
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