Larimer County man arrested for brandishing machete, making threats with BB gun


Evan Anthony Jack

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LAPORTE, Colo. — A man was arrested Saturday morning after allegedly brandishing a machete and making threats to people with a BB gun, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said.

Evan Anthony Jack, 36, was arrested in the 3500 block of West County Road 54G in Laporte after a report of a “highly intoxicated male brandishing a machete and threatening the reporting party with a BB gun, in addition to using the machete to damage property and vehicles,” authorities said.

Jack also said he wanted to be shot by police, the reporting party told authorities.

When deputies arrived, Jack allegedly pointed a BB gun at them and after he did not obey, deputies deployed a K-9. Jack fought with the K-9 before being taken into custody.

Jack was taken to a hospital for treatment for the K-9 apprehension, authorities said. The K-9 was not injured.

The man faces several charges, including second-degree assault, two counts of felony menacing, felony criminal mischief, two counts of obstructing a peace officer, prohibited use of a weapon, resisting arrest and harassment.

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