Two Portage residents were arrested on multiple charges including pointing a
firearm and intimidation after an incident occurring Thursday in the 500
Block of Camelot Manor, Portage Police said.
According to police, at 3:56 a.m., Alex M. Wilson-Sayre, 26, of 617 Camelot
Manor, and Daniel Chavez, 23, of 867 Camelot Manor, pulled the power from a
neighbor’s residence in the 500 Block of Camelot Manor. The neighbor walked
outside to find Wilson-Sayre and Chavez standing next to his electrical box,
The neighbor advised that Wilson-Sayre pointed a silver .357 Magnum at him
and verbally threatened to shoot another neighbor, police said. A relative
saw the confrontation and called 911, police said.
When officers arrived, they eventually located Wilson-Sayre and Chavez
fleeing on foot and ordered them at gunpoint to get on the ground, police
said. Officers observed Wilson-Sayre had a handgun hanging out of his right
front pants pocket loaded with five .357 rounds and one .38 buckshot round,
police said. A homemade knife was removed from Chavez’s pocket, police said.
Police said Chavez claimed he knew nothing about the disturbance and
continually denied being around the neighbor’s property.
For his part, Wilson-Sayre wouldn’t admit being in the area of the
neighbor’s property or threatening anyone with a handgun, but did admit to
not having a permit to carry the weapon off his property, police said.
The neighbor also advised someone has slashed a front driver’s side tire of
a vehicle sitting in his driveway, police said.
Wilson-Sayre was charged with pointing a firearm, intimidation and carrying
a handgun without a permit and was transported to Porter County Jail
Chavez -- who was charged with false informing and resisting arrest -- was
taken to Portage Community Hospital to be treated for an injury he sustained