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Man Arrested After Making Threats At A Cottonwood Hospital Thursday

Annotation 2020-07-23 224931

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Cottonwood Police responded to the parking lot of the Verde Valley Medical Center Thursday afternoon on a report of a man threatening people with a gun. The incident happened at around noon when the man jumped out of vehicle without being provoked, pulled out a gun and said: “you guy’s gotta problem? If you do let me know!” The suspect was identified as 33-year-old Richard Lee Kahler from Cottonwood. During a search of his vehicle, officers found the loaded handgun and also found a usable amount of meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Kahler was arrested and booked into the Yavapai County Jail on charges related to the incident.