Utah SWAT team responds to neighborhood after "terroristic threats"

(KUTV)- After receiving a call from a woman reporting she had been assaulted in her home, Millard County Sheriffs Department responded to a rural address Northwest of Delta, Utah Saturday morning.

According to police, around 9:00 AM the woman told police the man she was with became intoxicated and physically assaulted her in the night. The female had minor injuries and claimed the man had also pointed firearms at her.

The woman was able to get away from the man, and she warned police on the phone he would shoot any responding law enforcement.

More Deputies were dispatched to the neighborhood as well as Utah Highway Patrol and the Division of Natural Resources.

"Given the nature of the call and information that the suspect had loaded rifles available to him, Utah County Metro SWAT was summoned," police said.

Once the SWAT team arrived, the suspect surrendered peacefully and was taken into custody. After searching the property, weapons matching the description offered by the victim were located outside.

Michael Eric Kalarney, 51-years-old, will be booked into the Millard County Jail for terroristic threat - 2nd-degree felony and aggravated assault - 3rd-degree felony. According to the press release, other criminal charges may be screened by the Millard County Attorney's Office.

"We are thankful for the safety of the victim, the peaceful ending to this encounter, and for the assistance rendered to us by our fellow law enforcement agencies."

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