Man charged after alleged knife threat

47-year-old held after incident on farm

LINDEN, Wis. - A 47-year-old man from Linden, Wis., was arrested on suspicion of recklessly endangering safety after authorities said he threatened a man with a weapon.

The Iowa County Sheriff's Department said deputies responded to a report of a man with a knife at a farm early Tuesday morning.

Jeronimo Hilario-Ortiz was working as a farm hand at 252 Highway 39 when he allegedly threatened another man with a knife, Sheriff Steve Michek said.

Hilario-Ortiz was taken to Iowa County Jail and charged with second-degree reckless endangering safety and bail jumping, the sheriff's department said.

According to the report, Hilario-Ortiz was being held at the jail on a $1,000 cash bond and a hold through the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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