Man charged with advancing on deputies with knife and hammer
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.