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Police: Brownwood man high on meth arrested for threatening nurse, officers

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BROWN COUNTY, Texas -- A 25-year-old Brownwood man remains in jail after he was arrested at a hospital over the weekend for threatening to kill a nurse and officers.

Pedro Alonzo was charged with terroristic threat against a peace officer, according to the Brownwood Police Department's incident report released Monday.

At 10 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to Brownwood Regional Medical Center to a call of a patient pacing back and forth and showing suicidal behavior.

Police noted that Alonzo appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine as he had black paint and white powdery substance around his nose and mouth.

According to the police report, Alonzo took up a fighting stance after he left the exam room "in a threatening manner toward officers." The 25-year-old also threatened officers with bodily harm and death.

Alonzo was arrested and remains locked up on a $5,000 bond, according to Brown County Jail records.

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