Man booked into jail for threat with knife

Mug shot of Roger Lane (Montgomery County Jail Photo)
Mug shot of Roger Lane (Montgomery County Jail Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A Dayton man is behind bars after police say he threatened a man with a knife.

Roger Lane, 53, was arrested on charges of aggravated menacing.

Police arrived in the 100 block of South Euclid Avenue just before 10 p.m. Friday.

The victim told police that Lane threatened him with a 5″ knife. The victim said Lane stole a barbeque grill to sell for money and put it outside of the victim’s residence and then left. The victim said when Lane returned, the grill was gone. According to the police report, Lane accused the victim of then stealing the grill. The victim said he then got into an argument with Lane and Lane threatened him with a knife.

Police caught up with Lane at West Third Street and Paul Laurence Dunbar Street and found he was carrying a knife.

He was booked into jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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