Man charged with advancing on deputies with knife and hammer

1 year 5 months 2 weeks ago Monday, February 25 2019 Feb 25, 2019 Monday, February 25, 2019 6:30:00 PM CST February 25, 2019 in News
By: Sydney Kalich, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CALLAWAY COUNTY - A Marceline man was charged with felony weapon offenses after he threatened deputies and troopers with a knife and hammer, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said William Cash, 40, was at the center of a disturbance in the 4200 block of Mac Road on Friday.

Deputies said he fled the scene and they later found him armed with a hammer and a large knife. The nearby area was evacuated.

Deputies said Cash engaged them and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in a 28-minute standoff.

Cash made threatening movements towards deputies and troopers with his knife, the sheriff's office said.  A Callaway County deputy tasered Cash and he was taken into custody and hospitalized, the report said.

Cash was charged with felony use of a weapon, assault and assault on a law enforcement officer. 

Cash was a wanted fugitive in Randolph County for probation violation.

He was being held in Randolph County Jail.

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