Man with boxcutter arrested near downtown courthouse

January 18, 2013 2:45:53 AM PST
Authorities say a man wandering around outside a downtown courthouse overnight started making threatening motions with a box cutter.

Deputies working at probable cause court used a Taser on the man, who they believe is mentally ill or on drugs. He was arrested around 12:15am and taken a short distance to inmate booking.

Deputies say he did not require hospitalization.

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