Deputies arrest Columbus man for allegedly threatening neighbor with ax

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Kenneth Wayne Alltop Jr.

4 fast facts

  • Deputy originally called to house on disturbance report.
  • Deputy found Kenneth Wayne Alltop Jr. had tried to set his house on fire.
  • Alltop Jr. also allegedly threatened neighbor with ax.
  • Alltop Jr. was arrested and is now in the Bartholomew County Jail.

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Howard County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Columbus man this week on intimidation charges.

A deputy arrived at Kenneth Wayne Alltop Jr.’s house just after 3 p.m. Tuesday after a report of a disturbance.

The deputy found Alltop, 41, attemptedĀ to set his residence on fire and threatened one of his neighbors with an ax.

Alltop complained of chest pain and was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital. He was evaluated, released and taken into custody on preliminary charges of intimidation with a deadly weapon,

He remains in the Bartholomew County Jail on $15,000 bond.

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