Augusta (WQOW) - An Augusta teen is charged with endangering his foster father's life, along with that of the Augusta police chief, by pointing a fully-drawn compound bow and arrow at the men.
Emmitt Ritter-Simpson, 17, was arrested Monday. His foster father told police that Simpson came at him with a utility knife and then a screwdriver, saying he was going to stab the man.
Police say he then barricaded himself in the basement, pointing the bow and arrow at both men. Ritter-Simpson also allegedly booby-trapped the basement steps by spreading lubricant on them to make them slippery, with glass light bulbs placed on the bottom step.
Police say Ritter-Simpson eventually gave himself up. He now faces seven criminal charges.