Raleigh County Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill A Woman And Himself

SHADY SPRING, WV (WOAY) – One man was arrested after he threatened to kill a woman and himself.

On August 3, 2018, Deputies responded to a home of someone trying to violently injure a woman.  When deputies arrived the victim stated that David Perdue Jr. threatened to kill her and himself. Perdue broke into a gun cabinet glass with his hands and grabbed a .22 rifle.  A juvenile attempted to take the gun from Perdue, while the victim called 911.  When she returned back downstairs Perdue had put away the gun and his hands were bleeding.  Perdue would not give deputies his real name and kept telling him his name was Ernie Malago.  Perdue was given multiple chances to tell deputies his real name, but he refused.

Dispatch also advised deputies that Perdue and the victim had been involved in a domestic earlier at Go-Mart.

Perdue was charged with domestic assault and obstructing an officer. He is out on bond.

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