Court documents: Man broke into home, threatened police with a stick

A man who police say threatened them with a stick, appeared in court Wednesday morning.

Posted: Nov 22, 2017 12:53 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A man who police say threatened them with a stick, appeared in court Wednesday morning.

James Smith is facing a charge of robbery.

According to police, Smith demanded cash and cigarettes from the Quick-Mart on Lafayette Avenue last week.

Court documents say he also broke into a house and let the dogs out before running away. When police tried to arrest Smith, they say he was holding a stick as if it were a long gun.

Smith remains in the Vigo County Jail.

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