A 29 year old Stevens Point man is in custody after a high risk traffic stop by police early Saturday evening.
Stevens Point Police say they conducted the stop just before 6:00 evening last evening. Authorities had been investigating the man, who they say had been making threats about shooting law enforcement officers. The investigation and traffic stop resulted in the recovery of an assault rifle, ammunition, and a ballistic vest.
The man was arrested during the traffic stop without incident. He’s being held at the Portage County Jail on a probation hold with anticipated charges to include Felon in Possession of a Firearm.