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Man accused of threatening treatment center staff with lacrosse stick, alarming drivers, disrupting church service

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Dylan Nolan (Source: LMDC) Dylan Nolan (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man threatened the staff of an addiction recovery center with a lacrosse stick on Sunday before causing alarm to pedestrians and drivers in downtown Louisville, according to police.

Dylan B. Nolan, 35, is accused of screaming at and threatening the staff of the Healing Place on West Market Street in Louisville with the lacrosse stick Sunday afternoon. Police said he then left the building.

Officers caught up with Nolan at Brook and Liberty Streets, where he was still holding the stick. An officer made Nolan lay the stick on the ground, but as the officer tried to grab it, Nolan grabbed the other end of the stick. Police said they were unsure whether Nolan was going to attack them or motorists with it, so officers wrestled Nolan to the ground.

Nolan is charged with 2nd degree disorderly conduct.

WAVE 3 News has learned that Nolan also caused a disturbance during a service Sunday morning at a downtown church. Around 11:25 a.m., Nolan entered St. Boniface Church, 531 E. Liberty, and walked to the altar while the homily was being given. Nolan interrupted the priest and started to address the congregation. He was escorted from the building by church members without incident.

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