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Disturbance Results In Charges Against Royal Man

Mon 6-12-2017

(Spencer)-- A Royal man faces charges after he allegedly grabbed a kitchen knife and made threats toward his ex-girlfriend's family members, who were present at the time.

24-year-old Garrett Pederson was arrested and charged with harrassment in the 1st degree...an aggravated misdemeanor, and going armed with intent...a class "D" felony.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called shortly before 10:00 pm Friday to 115 Meadow Street in Royal after getting a report of a disturbance.

Pederson was booked into the Clay county jail pending an initial court appearance.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Clay County Conservation.