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October 16, 2012

Shenango man accused of box cutter threats

NEW CASTLE — A Shenango Township man has been arrested for allegedly threatening a man and police with a box cutter.

Shenango police said a homeowner was in a fight with Charles Thomas Cialella, 21, of 470 Douglas Drive at the man’s Old Princeton Road house Thursday.

Police said Cialella was intoxicated and had a box cutting knife and was breaking property inside the house.

Cialella made multiple threats toward the two officers and the homeowner, police said.

They have charged Cialella with three counts of terroristic threats, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. He was arraigned by District Judge David B. Rishel who set his bond at $10,000. Cialella was freed on bail.

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