Archbold man arrested for allegedly making threat to staff at a downtown bar

An Archbold man has been arrested for allegedly making threats against staff at a downtown bar.

On Saturday at 1:56 a.m., Bowling Green police were called to Uptown/Downtown on a reports of threats being made to staff.

Bar staff had removed the offender, who made several threats to one of the female bartenders and the front door staff. The threats included rape and shooting staff, according to the Bowling Green Police Division report.

Bar staff pointed out the suspect, who was standing in front of a bar across the street.

Officers approached the man and identified him as Jacob Montes, 24, and checked him for weapons.

While one officer was transporting Montes to the jail, another obtained statements from bar staff.

The bartender told police Montes made inappropriate statements toward her and when she refused to serve him, he sat and stared at her.

The bar manager said he saw Montes leaning close to a female patron at the bar. When he asked her if the man was bothering her, she said yes, according to the report.

He was taken to jail and charged with aggravated menacing.

Officers learned he had a pending aggravated menacing charge through the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, according to the report.