Douglas County deputies arrive to find men in ‘knife standoff’
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.
Robert M. Remeika, 27, was arrested at 7 a.m. Tuesday after deputies responded to reports of a suspicious subject near Zinfandel Drive, who was trying to enter homes. Deputies located Remeika in the parking lot of Silver Strike Lanes where he admitted to using methamphetamine and providing deputies with a false name.