CLEARFIELD – A 52-year-old Glen Campbell man who was accused of holding a shotgun to his wife’s neck waived his right to a preliminary hearing at the Clearfield County Jail on Wednesday.
Kenneth Brink, 52 of Glen Campbell, faces charges of terroristic threats, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment. He was initially charged with aggravated assault but had the same withdrawn.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, police were dispatched to a domestic dispute at Westover Road in Burnside Township at 8:56 p.m. on Sept. 1. At arrival, police found the defendant inside his bedroom.
Police stated that Brink had been drinking and engaged in a verbal argument with his wife at approximately 7 p.m. During the argument, he reportedly threw a full can of beer at the her and also spit in her face.
Police stated that as the argument progressed, Brink picked up a shotgun and stuck the end of the barrel into the victim’s neck.
“I am going to blow your (explanative) head off,” Brink told her, according to the affidavit of probable cause.
Police said that the victim then contacted the Punxsutawney State Police. They indicated that the defendant then went to his room, where he was found at police arrival. They also indicated that the shotgun was recovered in the defendant’s bedroom and entered as evidence.