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Man accused of threatening Lincoln Co. deputy, family

TOWN OF MERRILL (WAOW) - A Tomahawk man is accused of threatening to kill a deputy and his family.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, a deputy came across a vehicle in a ditch in the Town of Merrill. Officers say a 38-year-old man at the scene denied being the driver but later admitted he was driving with no driver's license. Officers say when they brought the man to jail, he threatened to kill the deputy and the deputy's family.

The man's name has not been released.
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