Smith County Man Arrested after Short Stand-off

A Smith County man accused of pointing a rifle at sheriff's deputies is now behind bars.

20 year old Ryan Scott McWilliams is now charged with aggravated assault of a public servant.    At the time of the assault, the deputies say they were investigating threats made by McWilliams. McWilliams allegedly said, "he'd kill everybody, if he couldn't get his hands on drugs."

McWilliams was taken into custody without incident.

   Kerri Panchuk, reporting.