An Illinois man faces multiple criminal charges related to threats police report he made against his ex-wife and her boyfriend and the theft of a car.
According to press release from state police in Washington, Jason Scott Sargent, 39, of Tinley Park, Ill., threatened to kill his ex-wife, Rachel Sargent, while she was driving him to the airport around 6 a.m. after visiting their son.
Ms. Sargent, of Brownsville, pulled the car over in the parking lot of Johnson's Sporting Goods in Eighty Four, Washington County, where police said Mr. Sargent then threatened to kill Ms. Sargent's boyfriend Thomas Yuratovich who was following in another vehicle and charged at him.
According to police, after a struggle with Mr. Yuratovich, Mr. Sargent stole the car, drove to Pittsburgh International Airport and called Ms. Sargent to tell her he was at the airport but provided no additional details about where he or the car could be found. He called a second time to report that he was through security and therefore could not be caught.
But Allegheny County police found the stolen car in an airport parking lot and found Mr. Sarget in the airport terminal where he was taken into custody.
Mr. Sargent faces one count each of robbery of a motor vehicle, theft by unlawful taking, terroristic threats, simple assault and disorderly conduct.