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Girard man arrested after threat charge

GIRARD — A city man was arrested Saturday after his mother told police he threatened to kill her, a police report states.

Nicholas Terrell, 37, of 606 N. St. Clair Ave., is facing charges of domestic violence, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He was in municipal court Monday and pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Judge Jeffrey Adler set bond at $7,500 and ordered no contact with his mother. Terrell will appear 10 a.m. April 1 for a pretrial hearing and is in the Trumbull County jail.

Girard police were flagged down by the mother about 4:45 p.m. Saturday. She asked police to follow her home, saying Terrell was threatening to kill her, among other things.

When officers and the mother arrived at the residence, Terrell exited a vehicle and appeared to be under the influence of some substance due to his erratic behavior, the report states.

The mother told police she and Terrell were on their way home from Maryland and that Terrell was kicking the inside of her vehicle and screaming. Terrell screamed at her to take him to the hospital but changed his mind and demanded he be taken home. After turning around, the report states Terrell elbowed his mother in the face while she was driving and threatened to kill her.

She told police she wanted to press charges, and officers tried to detain Terrell, but he resisted. A stun weapon was then used on him, and he was detained.

While being taken to the police department, Terrell began kicking the door and cage in the cruiser. When they got to the department, a plastic bag containing an unknown substance was found in Terrell’s pockets which he denied knowing was there.

Officers asked Terrell if he was under the influence and he admitted to taking cocaine earlier in the day and had been drinking, according to the report.

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