Lock Haven Man Charged with Assaulting Officers with Skinning Knife

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Borough Police Department has released the name of the man accused of attempting to assault officers with a knife on Turnpike Avenue on Sunday night.

Anthony Werman, 28 of Lock Haven, is charged with criminal attempt to commit homicide on a police officer, aggravated assault,  simple assault, terroristic threats, recklessly endangering other people, disorderly conduct and harassment.

Werman was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Richard Ireland and is in Clearfield County Jail in lieu of $100,000.

According to a previous report, police were called to a domestic dispute at a Turnpike Avenue address. Once on scene officers observed signs of a fight and one woman with blood on her.

During the investigation an unnamed man emerged from another room and charged toward officers. Police noticed that the man was armed with what has been identified as some kind of skinning knife. The man then threatened the officers, stating that he was going to kill them.

Police were able to disarm the man and gain control of him.

During the investigaiton a woman was placed in Clearfield County Jail on a probation violation.

Crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia were located inside the apartment. Werman faces additional charges regarding the drugs, according to police.

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