Assault, Threats Prompt Arrest

A Salina man was arrested after allegedly assaulting his mother, and threatening others including security at Salina Regional Health Center.

Police say on May 20th officers were called to the 1300 block of Arapahoe, where 43-year-old Jarred Keehner was taken into custody. He allegedly struck his mother on the arm, and threatened two witnesses saying he would “kill and burn their house down with everyone it.”

Keehner, who appeared to be intoxicated,  was taken into custody, and taken to Salina Regional Health Center to be checked out before taken to jail. At the hospital he allegedly threatened a security guard, saying  he was going to “take their gun and beat them in the head with it.”

Keehner is now facing multiple counts of making criminal threats and one count of domestic battery.