September 30, 2014
A Reno man faces assault charges after allegedly threatening with a sword two men who tried to intervene in a domestic dispute, police said.
According to police, one man heard Anthony Winfrey arguing with
his girlfriend Monday afternoon. Winfrey allegedly charged at him
with a sword outside the apartment and threatened to cut his
Another neighbor who heard the disturbance and tried to calm
Winfrey also was threatened, police said.
The weapon, authorities said, had a 27-inch blade and 11-inch
Winfrey, who was intoxicated, was booked into the Washoe County
Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police said.