James Dodson

James Dodson

A Westmoreland man was arrested after allegedly throwing a chainsaw through the front door of his grandfather's house.

James Dodson, 18, faces multiple charges following the incident, which took place last Wednesday.

According to the arrest report, Dodson was charged with domestic assault after intentionally making contact with his girlfriend, mother and grandfather.

Then, he was charged with vandalism for damage caused by throwing the chainsaw.

Dodson's bond was set at $2,500 and his court date was slated for Jan. 23.