Posted: Sep 3, 2013 4:00 PM by MTN News
BUTTE - James Bush is behind bars after allegedly threatening a woman with a pickaxe.
Bush is charged with one count of assault with a weapon (felony) and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to Butte-Silver Bow County Sheriff Ed Lester, Bush reportedly tried to enter the home of a female acquaintance with a pickaxe, before a man in the home sprayed him with pepper spray.
The two charges carry up to 20 years in jail and up to $50,000 in fines.
Bush is being held at the Butte-Silver Bow County Detention center on $25,000 bond.