Lincoln man allegedly threatens people with a knife
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Lincoln Police Department arrested a man Wednesday evening for reportedly threatening others with a knife.
LPD said officers responded to ta call of a man possibly chasing someone with a knife in the area of 11th and N Streets around 7:00 p.m.
Officers said they talked to 55-year-old Derrick Waller at 10th and N Streets and he reportedly told them he had no knowledge of the reported situation.
Police said they also talked to two other individuals who reportedly told the police that they were near the bus shelter on 11th and N Streets to celebrate a personal milestone when Waller allegedly told them to "settle down" and they all started to argue.
According to authorities, Waller reportedly pulled out a knife from his backpack and started to swing at the two individuals while threatening to harm them. Waller then left the area westbound on foot where he was met by the police.
The report said the officers found a knife with a 10-inch blade, narcotics paraphernalia and a 1x1 inch baggie containing suspected fentanyl. Waller was arrested for felony terrorist threats, felony use of a weapon to commit a felony, felony possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, and felony possession of a controlled substance. There were no injuries reported.