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Cottage Grove man arrested for assault after displaying gun in domestic incident

A Cottage Grove man was arrested for allegedly threatening to kill his wife.

Police were called about 3 p.m. March 3 to a home in the 8000 block of Jergen Avenue for a domestic incident.

A woman at the home had reported that her 41-year-old husband had told her he would kill her and he had displayed a handgun. The 43-year-old woman hid the gun before police arrived.

The man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and terroristic threats. He was booked into the Washington County jail.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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