WAREHAM — A 30-year-old Wareham man is in custody after threatening several people with a knife Monday night.

Wareham Police say at around 7:00 p.m., officers responded to the area of Cherry Street for reports of Micahel Winer, a Wareham resident, threatening people with a knife and yelling racial slurs at them.

When officers arrived, Winer went into a trailer on his property, stating that he would not come out and that he had a dog with him. Officer Nate Aronson arrived as back-up, and the officers ordered the man out.

Winer finally exited the trailer and was placed under arrest. The incident remains under investigation by detectives and more charges are expected. A knife was recovered from the scene.

Winer faces three counts of assault with a deadly weapon. He was arrested by Officers Lorenzo Grosso and Calib Larue.

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