A Killeen man is behind bars after he allegedly brandished a knife at police officers.

John Fabian Rodriguez, 28, was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke on Tuesday on a first-degree felony charge of aggravated assault against a police officer.

Rodriguez was arrested after a confrontation with Killeen police Sunday, according to an arrest affidavit. The officers were responding to a violent domestic disturbance report and found Rodriguez in the driveway yelling at a woman.

When the officers attempted to make contact with Rodriguez, he began yelling at them and entered the garage. He attempted to close the garage door, but it stopped closing when the officers entered the garage, the affidavit stated.

Rodriguez then entered the home and shut the door. When the officers opened the door, Rodriguez stood about 4 feet away holding a large kitchen knife.

The officers drew their weapons, and Rodriguez reportedly stepped toward them and said, “What are you going to do, shoot me?” He then raised the knife and threw it to the ground, where it broke. Rodriguez then closed the door a second time.

According to the affidavit, Rodriguez came back out and was detained by officers after they gave verbal commands to come out from the home.

Rodriguez was in Bell County Jail as of Tuesday afternoon, according to jail records. Those records show two additional misdemeanor charges of assault to a family member and criminal mischief. His total bail is $110,000.

Cooke also arraigned the following individuals on unrelated charges Tuesday:

Jermaine Ronnell Kendrick, 27, on a charge of assault on a public servant. Kendrick’s bail was set at $100,000.

Shanreka Yevette Mays, 19, on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Mays’ bail was set at $100,000.

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A man is facing felony charges after police said they found a digital scale with methamphetamine residue on it in his car early Monday. According to an arrest affidavit, an officer pulled over Donald Allen Bagley in the 1200 block of Georgetown Road at 3:58 a.m. Monday. An officer noticed an open container of fruit-punch-flavored vodka in the back seat.

A search of the vehicle also revealed a digital scale with residue. A field test kit revealed the residue as methamphetamine, the affidavit stated.

Bagley was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Price on a charge of possession of methamphetamine in an amount of less than 1 gram. Bagley’s bail was set at $10,000.

Contact Chris McGuinness at chrism@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7568. Follow him on Twitter at ChrismKDH.

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