NP Man Charged After Threats with Butcher Knife

Todd King

Todd King

A North Platte man has been jailed on a felony charge after he allegedly threatened to harm a man with a pair of knives.

At around 6:50 p.m. on Monday, January 13, North Platte Police responded to the Kwik Stop at 9th and Jeffers on the report of a disturbance which had occurred at a residence in the 800 block of North Willow Street.

Upon arrival, a 31-year-old male victim told officers that 43-year-old Todd King, Sr. had gotten drunk and threatened to harm him with two knives while they were at the residence.

According to Officer Rodney Brown, officers made contact with King and located a small steak knife and a large butcher knife, which were allegedly used in the incident.

After talking to King, officers placed him under arrest and charged him with terroristic threats, a Class IV felony.

King is being held at the Lincoln County Detention Center.