Woodville man arrested for terroristic threats

by Emily Waldrep

Howard Wayne Bates, 59 of Woodville, was arrested earlier in the week for assault and family violence. Police responded to a disturbance call concerning Bates, and it was discovered that he was threatening some of his family. The family reported that he was yelling and making dangerous verbal threats.

Officers diffused the argument upon arrival and Bates was then arrested for making a terroristic threat.

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