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Idaho Falls man arrested for aggravated assault

Idaho Falls Police arrested 23-year-old Bradley S. Horwith on a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of battery and preventing a person from calling 911 Wednesday afternoon.

Horwith of Idaho Falls was booked into the Bonneville County Jail.

According to reports, officers responded to the 400 block of West 20th Street around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday for a report of a domestic disturbance. The reporting party stated Horwith held a steak knife to his 53-year-old mother’s throat and made a verbal threat. He also attacked another 21-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman at the home.

Horwith smashed a phone when the other man attempted to call 911.

All the victims left the house prior to police arrival. Police contacted them at a a home in the 1100 block of Division.

Officers attempted to contact Horwith, who was alone, at the home on the 400 block of West 20th Street. However, because of his erratic and unstable behavior did not make contact with him.

The Bonneville County Prosecutor’s Office issued the warrant today. Officers responded with additional back-up – due to Horwith’s prior behavior and previous threats to police – to serve the warrant at the home on the 400 block of West 20th Street.

Horwith was contacted and was taken into custody without any issues

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