ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — An Altoona father is facing charges after allegedly bringing a knife to a fight between teens and threatening one of the teen’s mothers.
Dustyn Price, 32, was charged on Saturday, Oct. 28, after police were called to the 300 block of North 12th Avenue in the Juniata section of Altoona for reports of a fight involving a brick and a shovel. They arrived at the scene to find Price and another man who needed to be separated.
According to the criminal complaint, police spoke with Price and witnesses, including a woman he allegedly threatened to stab. It’s alleged that a fight broke out between multiple teens and the woman attempted to intervene. The woman told police that Price then showed up on a motorcycle and wielded a knife towards her, saying “I’ll stab you, b—h,” multiple times.
It was then alleged by another witness in the area that Price punched the woman. The witness said he ran over to intervene and stop Price who was allegedly trying to flee as police arrived.
Price was charged with intent to commit a felony (riot), corruption of minors, terroristic threats, simple assault, tampering with evidence, and lesser charges.
Bail was posted for Price — 10% of $25,000 — and he was released from Blair County Prison.
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A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 8.