Hallettsville, Texas The Austin Police Department bomb squad disabled a grenade simulator in the Hallettsville courthouse square that was confiscated during an altercation between a man and a woman. When police responded to the scene, authorities reported that the 43-year-old male suspect began removing the explosive device from his clothing.
He ran through the Lavaca County courthouse lawn and was tasered in the elbow, allowing the device to be retrieved by authorities. He has been charged with evading arrest, terroristic threat, and possession of a prohibited weapon. It is unclear how the man obtained the grenade simulator.