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* Douglas Bryant Sonoma Man Arrested After Breaking Into Home And Threatening To Kill Resident

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A 41-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing multiple felonies after he allegedly broke into a home and threatened to kill a resident, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department.Deputies responded to the home on Highway 116 North at about 2:10 p.m. when a caller reported an unknown man in his yard making threats, throwing things and demanding alcohol, the sheriff’s department said. Another caller said a man was using a long pole to break windows.Arriving deputies located a man holding a 9-foot-long metal pole and a bottle of brandy.After the man refused to drop the pole, deputies deployed a Taser, knocking him to the ground, the sheriff’s department said. He allegedly continued to fight with the deputies, but was eventually controlled and taken into custody.Deputies learned the suspect had allegedly broken into the victim’s house, threw a piece of iron at him, and threatened to kill him, according to the sheriff’s department. He also allegedly broke a house window as well as two vehicle windows in the area. The suspect,identified as Douglas Bryant,of Forestville, was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries and later booked into jail on suspicion of robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism, making threats, burglary, resisting arrest and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

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