Police: Richeyville man trashed mom’s home

October 11, 2013

A Richeyville man was arrested Thursday by Centerville police after he allegedly trashed his mother’s home and then spat at two police officers as they tried to take him into custody.

Chevy Ray Terrazas, 24, of 422 Hickory St., is accused of tearing up the home of his mother at 418 Hickory. When police arrived, they said they found Terrazas intoxicated and sitting on the porch of his home.

When police approached Terrazas, he reportedly became hostile. Police told him he was under arrest and ordered the Richeyville man to turn around and put his hands behind his back.

Terrazas refused and started yelling obscenities at the officers, police said.

When other officers arrived, Terrazas allegedly resisted being taken into custody and had to be taken to the ground.

Police said they had to twice use a Taser to subdue Terrazas and take him into custody He also reportedly spat at two officers.

When Terrazas was at the Centerville police station, he allegedly threatened to kill the officers and their families.

Terrazas was arraigned before District Judge Joshua Kanalis on two counts of aggravated assault, three counts of resisting arrest, four counts of terroristic threats and one count of disorderly conduct. He was placed in Washington County jail on $50,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 21 before Kanalis.

Kathie O. Warco has covered the police beat and transportation for the Observer-Reporter for more than 25 years. She graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in journalism.

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