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29 year old arrested in El Centro

(El Centro man arrested early Friday morning)….Police were called at 12:30 am.

Police had been advised a man was walking in the area of 12th and Scott Street brandishing a machete. In the meantime, a husband and wife had gone to a Scott Street residence to pick up some possessions. When they arrived, they were confronted by 29-year-old Veronico Morales, who was brandishing a machete. The wife had apparently felt threatened by Morales, who she said was walking towards her as she waited for her husband. Police say they husband came out and began arguing with the suspect. Morales was arrested for misdemeanor brandishing a weapon and felony criminal threats. He was booked into County Jail.