Wheelock man blocks roadway, points gun at several people

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WHEELOCK — A 46-year-old man was arrested on multiple charges following an incident in Wheelock on Friday.

Authorities say they were notified of an obstruction blocking the roadway on Burroughs Road at around 12:50 p.m.

Callers told police that the obstruction was apparently man-made and had been placed there to block the road.

It was found that the structure had been placed by a resident of the road, identified as Jeremey Currier, of Wheelock.

He had confronted a person who tried to remove the obstruction, who then called 911.

During this altercation, police say Currier brandished a firearm at several people who were looking to travel down the road.

While troopers were on the scene, he allegedly exited his home while in possession of a firearm.

Troopers utilized less lethal impact munitions to safely de-escalate the incident as Currier refused to follow commands.

He was arrested and ordered held without bail.

He was lodged at the Northeast Regional Correction Center.

Currier is charged with disorderly conduct, aggravated disorderly conduct, aggravated assault, assault on a law enforcement officer, carrying a deadly weapon while committing a felony, resisting arrest, and arrest on an unrelated arrest warrant.

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