A 29-year-old Cheyenne transient could face up to ten years in prison after allegedly threatening to kill a man with a hatchet.

According to court documents, police were called to the Guest Ranch Motel at 1100 W. Lincolnway around 2 a.m. on May 25 after Shawn Overton reportedly got into a fight with his girlfriend and threatened the man she was staying with.

Police say the man told them that Overton was holding a hatchet when he "charged at him" and stated he was going to kill him.

Overton was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and battery-threatens with weapon.

Overton is being held in the Laramie County Jail on $7,500 cash bond. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 2.

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