The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says a Flat Lick man was arrested after he threatened to kill his brother and 72 year old mother with a knife in front of a deputy. Police charged 46 year old Daniel L. Shelton with third-degree terroristic threatening, theft by unlawful taking and theft of services. A deputy learned after arriving at the house that Shelton stole a chainsaw from his mother. After stealing the chainsaw, police said Shelton went back to his house across the road from his mother’s. The deputy recovered the chainsaw. Shelton was also stealing electricity directly from a Kentucky Utilities’ pole by bypassing the meter. Shelton was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.
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