Police Threat http://wamc.org en Man Charged With Threatening Police Officers And Their Families http://wamc.org/post/man-charged-threatening-police-officers-and-their-families <p></p><p>A Central New York man has been charged after allegedly making threats to harm police officers and their families.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:41:42 +0000 Dave Lucas 59268 at http://wamc.org Man Charged With Threatening Police Officers And Their Families New Trial for Man Convicted of Police Threat http://wamc.org/post/new-trial-man-convicted-police-threat <p>The Vermont Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Bennington man convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for pointing a muzzleloader toward police.<br><br>A homeowner had asked police to remove Paul Bourn from his home after Bourn had been drinking and had become extremely agitated.<br><br>Police say Bourn picked up a muzzleloader and held it pointing down at the floor. It was not immediately apparent that the rifle was not capable of firing. When the officers told him to show his hands, he raised the muzzle toward the ceiling, briefly pointing it toward police.<br> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 23:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46935 at http://wamc.org New Trial for Man Convicted of Police Threat