Machete man causes havoc in Walmart, chase ensues

Dec 7, 2014 1:46 PM by News Staff

Saturday morning in Oroville just after 1 a.m. Jeffery Reynolds threatened Walmart employees with a machete, police say.

While in Walmart Reynolds struck a women with the weapon but she was not injured, according to investagators.

Reynolds was able to get out of the Walmart and into a minivan that was parked outside. A high speed chase ensued through the streets of Oroville.

The chase concluded on Bird Street where Reynolds crashed into a gate and drove into a backyard. He then tried to enter a women's home.

Reynolds was tased and taken to the hospital, according to police.

He is expected to be charged with assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats, false imprisonment and evading.


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