STEVENS POINT — A Stevens
Point man is under arrest for illegally possessing an
assault rifle following a police investigation of threats
to law enforcement officers.
Authorities say the
29-year-old man was pulled over Saturday evening after it
was determined he had made specific threats of shooting
law enforcement officers. Officials say an assault rifle,
ammunition and a bulletproof vest were found in the man's
Stevens Point Journal Media
says he was taken into custody and is in the Portage
County Jail on a probation hold. Police are recommending
charges of illegally possessing a firearm as a felon.