Pierre Woman Arrested For Aggravated Assault Monday Night

(KCCR) — A Pierre woman is arrested on Aggravated Assault and other charges after an incident Monday night. Pierre Police Captain Bryan Walz says 41 year-old Melanie Gwilliams and another person were having a verbal argument in the 400 block of West Capitol Avenue around 10 pm. Officers learned through their investigation that following the argument, Gwilliams was not allowed back inside the residence. Walz says Gwilliams allegedly kicked the door until it opened. The argument continued inside when Gwilliams retrieved a knife and threatened the victim with it. Gwilliams was arrested on charges of Aggravated Assault and Intentional Damage to Property, 400-dollars or less and transported to the Hughes County Jail.