Hopkinsville Police say a local man was taken into custody early this morning for making threats to cause harm to a family member.
James E. Dverson is charged with one count of 3rd Degree Terroristic Threatening and was taken into custody without incident.
Officers were dispatched to 158 North Kentucky Avenue in reference to a disturbance call.
Upon contact with Dverson, he allegedly told officers that he wanted to do bodily harm and kill his stepson.
Police say Dverson made the statements in front of his stepson while shaking an iron.
Dverson was booked into the Christian County Jail.