Douglas County deputies arrive to find men in ‘knife standoff’
July 27, 2017
Two Gardnerville men were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and domestic battery charges after threatening each other with knives.
Max J. Detwiler, 18, and Barrett S. Remley, 52, were arrested Monday after deputies responded to reports of a domestic battery in progress near the 1400 block of Langley Lane. According to reports, the two started arguing around 9:50 p.m. when Remley allegedly hit Detwiler and then attempted to choke him. Detwiler then ran out to the front yard and pulled out a pocket knife, threatening Remley with it. Remley then responded by getting a kitchen knife and threatening Detwiler with it. Deputies said the two were still in a standoff with the knives when they arrived.
Detwiler was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and his bail was set at $25,000. Remley was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and felony domestic battery. His bail was set at $35,000.
Josh C. Luna, 38, was also charged with felony domestic battery with strangulation Monday. Deputies responded to the 1300 block of Muir Drive around 11:55 p.m. to a domestic battery. When they arrived they learned that Luna had hit his victim several times and attempted to choke him.
His bail was set at $10,000.
A Texas man was arrested on suspicion of obstructing an officer and a fugitive from justice warrant Tuesday morning.
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