SALEM, N.H. (AP) – A father and son in Salem, N.H., are facing charges after they got into an argument involving a chain saw.

Salem police said that shortly after midnight, they were called to a home after 32-year-old Jake Wells made a 911 call saying his father was threatening him with the chain saw.

Police said that when they arrived, 53-year-old John Wells was on the porch with a running chain saw. Officers said they had to draw their weapons, and John Wells was eventually arrested on charges of reckless conduct, criminal threatening and resisting arrest. He was ordered to stay away from the home.

Police said Jake Wells got into an argument with officers while they were arresting his father, and he was subsequently charged with hindering apprehensoin and resisting arrest.


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