JACKSON TWP.: Authorities have arrested a 31-year-old township man whom they say threatened an elected official.
Jeffrey B. Hatfield Jr., was arrested at his Jackson Township residence by Summit County sheriff’s deputies and Jackson Township police Tuesday.
The sheriff’s office said an investigation revealed Hatfield made several threats against Summit County Clerk of Courts Daniel Horrigan.
Hatfield resisted when authorities apprehended him and attempted to get a firearm during the arrest, the sheriff’s office said Wednesday.
Officers said Hatfield stated to them his intention to carry out the threat of assault against Horrigan.
Hatfield was charged with felony intimidation, assaulting a police officer and obstructing official business when booked into the Stark County Jail.