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Nelson charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault
Accused of threatening wife with knife
The sheriff’s department has arrested a local man and charged him aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault after he allegedly threatened his wife with a knife on two separate occasions. According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, Steven Anthony Nelson, 38, of Smithville was taken into custody after his wife called 911 and reported that she feared for her safety. Nelson allegedly held a knife on the woman and told her that he would kill her if she made a sound when the deputy arrived.