Man Arrested After Threatening To Kill MCPD Officers

On 3/23/18 Mt. Carmel Police arrested Timothy L. McKinney, age 36, of Mt. Carmel, following a complaint outside of the Wabash County Health Department.  McKinney was reportedly acting aggressive and unruly.  Officers arrived and found McKinney near the building.  Officers tried to assist McKinney but he refused and threatened to kill the officers.  McKinney was advised he was under arrest at which time he jerked away from the officers in an attempt to avoid arrest.  After a brief struggle McKinney was placed under arrest for Aggravated Assault and Resisting a Peace Officer.  McKinney was transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was charged and bond set at $2000.00 cash.  Mt. Carmel Police were assisted by the Wabash County Sheriff’s Office.