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Austin man sentenced for knife threats

Daniel Engelman
Daniel Engelman

Victims hid from him in a bedroom.

Posted: Oct 3, 2019 3:10 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – A man has already served most of his sentence for threatening people with a knife.

Daniel Brian Engelman, 42 of Austin, was ordered Thursday to spend one year and one day in prison after pleading guilty to a felony count of terroristic threats. However, Engelman is being given credit for 245 days already served.

Engelman was arrested in March 2018 after threatening two people with a knife. Police say he tried to break into a bedroom where his victims had hidden and officer found a knife stuck in the bedroom door.

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