Gainesville man threatens two women before arrest

Published: Apr. 10, 2021 at 6:54 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -A good morning turned into a night behind bars for a Gainesville man. According to Alachua County Sheriff’s Deputies, 25-year-old Trey Smith became angry after an elderly woman said good morning to him at Harbor Cove Apartments on University Ave.

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When the granddaughter of the woman confronted Smith, he pulled a pocket knife out and started shouting multiple expletives at her and threatened to kill her.

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Deputies were later able to find Smith at a Motel Six on Newberry Road after he fled the scene. He’s being charged with aggravated assault.

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