Massachusetts Man Arrested for Threatening Woman with Knife, Nashua Police Say
NASHUA — A Massachusetts man was arrested in Nashua after police said he threatened a woman he knew with a knife.
Police said they responded after midnight on Dec. 22 to a Nashua home for a report of a domestic disturbance.
Jeffrey Howes, 40, of Amesbury, Mass., was identified as the suspect and arrested, police said.
Howes was charged with domestic violence criminal threatening with a deadly weapon, a class B felony.
The female victim told police that Howes threatened her with a knife during an argument. Police said the victim, who is known to Howes, was not physically injured in the dispute.
Howes was held at the Nashua Police Department, and his bail was set at $10,000 cash or surety. He was arraigned at the Hillsborough County Superior Court on Dec. 22.
A class B felony is punishable by up to seven years in prison, exclusive of fines.
The investigation was furthered by detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Division.