Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office arrested 53 year old Lanny Dale Hill yesterday after he allegedly threatened to kill a woman with a hammer.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from the victim who stated that Hill had threatened to kill her with a hammer. Officers arrived on scene at County Road 4762 and learned that Hill had allegedly chased the victim into a bedroom and made threats to kill her. The victim stated that Hill had raised the hammer to strike.
The victim said she retreated to the end of the bed and called 911. She was also said to have picked up a handgun to protect herself due to being in fear for her life. Hill then threw the hammer on the floor and fled the residence.
Hill was later stopped in the vehicle and arrested. He has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Family Violence and is being held in Hopkins County Jail on $70,000 bond.