Cleveland man arrested for threatening to kill children 10/09/2019 11:40 am PDT Comments WJW / Lorain County By Talia Naquin, WJW ELYRIA, Ohio (WJW) -- Elyria police are investigating an incident that happened Sunday at a neighborhood near Cascade Park. According to a report, around 4:30 p.m., a woman called police, saying that a man told a woman he would kill her children because they were in his yard. She told police he was carrying a large knife. While officers were en route, the man called dispatch and said he would get his rifle and shoot the children, according to a report. Officers say the man yelled, “It's about time you guys showed up,” to officers as they arrived. Officers asked him about the rifle. “I don't even have a rifle, I just wanted you all to get here faster,” the man said, according to the report. Police arrested James Wellburn, 67, on charges of inducing panic, aggravated menacing and disorderly conduct while intoxicated. MORE: 'It's about time you guys showed up': Elyria man arrested for threatening to kill children - WJW #Cleveland #DisorderlyConduct #Ohio #WJW Related Stories Burglars hit home of officer arrested for trying to kidnap 12-year-old girl Charges dropped against man accused of keeping woman in freezer Teacher charged with soliciting from undercover agent posing as teen Man steals car with toddler inside, hits and kills bicyclist Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.