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Big Isle woman charged with terroristic threatening after discharging rifle

  • COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Police charged Denise Slusser with second-degree reckless endangering, first-degree terroristic threatening and a firearm charge. Her bail was set at $7,500.

Police arrested and charged a 53-year-old Mountain View woman for allegedly pointing a rifle at a 52-year-old Mountain View man and for discharging the firearm.

The man reported to police he heard a gunshot from behind him when he arrived home and opened his gate Monday afternoon at his Ala Naualani Road house in the Fern Forest subdivision.

He turned around and saw a woman allegedly pointing a rifle toward him and then fleeing from the area, police said.

Police learned the woman’s identity and arrested Denise Slusser at her home.

She was charged at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday with second-degree reckless endangering, first-degree terroristic threatening and a firearm charge. Her bail was set at $7,500.

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