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      Man accused of assault & death threats turns self in to BG Police

      <p> <font size="2">Lonnie Wells III arrived at the Wood County Sheriff's Office, Friday evening, and was taken in without incident.</font> </p>

      Authorities say a man wanted for assaulting and threatening to kill two people has turned himself in.

      Lonnie Wells III arrived at the Wood County Sheriff's Office, Friday evening, and was taken in without incident.

      Wells was wanted for Domestic Violence, Attempted Felonious Assault and Intimidation of a Crime Victim following an an altercation on Wednesday.

      Authorities say that's when Wells entered the Quarters Bar, at 1234 N. Main St., and assaulted his former girlfriend and her acquaintance.

      After the assault Wells allegedly fled the area and could not be located.

      On Thursday, Wells allegedly contacted his ex and said he would kill her and her acquaintance.

      Wells has already been convicted of Domestic Violence for assaulting the same woman.