A man staying in a Mesa motel room was threatened by an intruder wielding a machete.
Mesa police report that on October 13, a man later identified as 37-year-old Anas Ali Muraweh, entered a motel room near Recker Road and Main Street.
Muraweh allegedly threatened the guest inside the room, waving the sheathed machete over his head and saying, "You [messed] with the wrong guy."
The guest ran out of the motel room and contacted the police.
Police shot Muraweh with a bean-bag round and took him into custody.
They reportedly found a syringe and metal spoon in Muraweh's possession.
He has been charged with aggravated assault.