LOWELL — A rendezvous with a woman he had met on Twitter went from bad to worse for the 18-year-old Tyngsboro guy as soon as the girl’s boyfriend that is angry up at their household as opposed to the woman.
Based on documents, if the jealous boyfriend drove up to Devon M. Santos’ 114 Sherburne Ave. home at 11 p.m. on April 28, the boyfriend had been allegedly brandishing a knife and violence that is threatening.
The individual Santos was indeed speaking with on Facebook had been evidently the boyfriend.
Santos reacted by presumably pointing exactly exactly what seemed to be a firearm out of the screen, cocked it and told the boyfriend to leave. Given that boyfriend along with his pals drove down, Santos’ mom called the authorities.
Nevertheless when Tyngsboro authorities confronted Devon Santos concerning the problems of brandishing exactly what ended up being a BB weapon, Santos presumably became demanded and enraged their BB gun straight straight back, in accordance with court papers.
Whenever officers refused, saying it absolutely was evidence, Santos presumably threatened to blow the relative minds from the officers along with his mother, who had been wanting to relax him down.
Because of their so-called homicidal and suicidal threats, officers made a decision to handcuff the teenager to simply simply take him to your hospital for a evaluation that is psychiatric. Santos presumably reacted by threatening to kill everyone and lunged at Officer John Coburn. Coburn alleged which he felt Santos grab for their solution gun and tug on their responsibility gear.
The court papers suggest that Coburn and Officer Evan Donnelly feared that Santos could probably take away the gun from their holster, so he was picked by the officers up off the floor and strolled him to your settee
After seated, Santos allegedly spit in Donnelly’s face and attempted to head butt both officers. Santos had been taken off the household and put face down within the entry to hold back for the ambulance to just simply take him towards the medical center, authorities state.
Due to the fact ambulance arrived, Santos presumably told Donnelly he knew where in fact the officer lived and therefore he was likely to kill the officer along with his household. Santos also allegedly made threats to Coburn.
In Lowell District Court on Tuesday, Santos was launched on individual recognizance after pleading not liable to costs of: attack and battery pack try to disarm an officer; attack and battery pack for a police officer (three counts); and threats (two counts).
As an ailment of their launch without bail, Judge Robert Brennan ordered Santos to conform to his mental-health treatment, simply take his recommended medications, indication a release to permit the Probation Department use of his therapy, and also to perhaps not possess any tools.
Their next court date is really a pretrial meeting on June 24.