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Man Accused of Making Threats With Sword
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- A northwest Iowa man is facing several charges after authorities say he threatened another man with a sword.
Hiram Meadows was arrested at his home in Rock Rapids Sunday after a short standoff with authorities.
The Lyon County Sheriff's office says deputies went to Rock Rapids around 3 a.m. Sunday after the sword incident was reported.
After talking with the victim, deputies went to Meadows' home nearby. He surrendered around 5 a.m.
Meadows is charged with using a sword to threaten assault and being armed with the intent to commit a felony.
The victim was not hurt.
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