Man arrested after allegedly firing weapon

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James R. Schmiade, 64, of Williamstown, was arrested on charges of wanton endangerment, assault and resisting arrest.

Police say that Schmiade had a verbal argument with his daughter around 7:01 p.m. on July 26. Witnesses told police he fired a small caliber firearm into the air and then aimed it at the vehicle his daughter was driving. A passenger said Schmiade grabbed her arm and tried to pull her from the car.

Police searched Schmiade’s residence but did not find a weapon.

Schmiade was lodged in the Grant County Detention Center.

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