On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at approximately 5:30 PM, WRPD Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in progress at a residence in the 200 block of Kline Street. The Officers responded and came in contact with the involved parties. WRPD Criminal Investigators responded and continued the investigation and it was determined that a male, identified as Warren E WENTZEL III, threatened a known victim by making statements that he would "...smack and beat up everyone in the house" as well as "...kill everyone in the house". The known victim and multiple children were in the house when WENTZEL made these threats. WENTZEL was taken into custody by WRPD Officers without incident. Assisting WRPD Officers observed suspected controlled substances in plain view inside the residence and a search warrant of the residence was applied for and granted. A search of the residence by WRPD Officers yielded an illegally possessed handgun, multiples varieties of illegal controlled substances (including, marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, a variety of pills and THC gummies) and drug paraphernalia. WENTZEL was found to a person prohibited from possessing a firearm. WENTZEL was then charged and arraigned for the listed charges filed before the District Justice.
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