The borough council president of a small Pittsburgh suburb was scheduled for a preliminary hearing on charges he threatened to detonate propane tanks and claimed to have "thousands of rounds'' available to shoot police who responded to his home for a domestic dispute last month.
Fifty-three-year old Keith Schwab faces charges including aggravated assault and terroristic threats stemming from the six-hour standoff at his McKees Rocks home on April 26.
Schwab hasn't answered repeated calls to his home and online court records don't list an attorney.
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Police say an argument between Schwab and his son escalated when he grabbed a rifle and threatened officers who responded.
Police say Schwab made other threats when his wife and the police chief called him to defuse the situation before his eventual surrender.