LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville man faces multiple charges after allegedly breaking into a home on Weller Avenue.
According to the police report, officers were dispatched to the home after a report of unknown trouble.
Upon police arrival, a witness who was reportedly searching for the victim met the police and let officers into the home.
When the officers entered the home, the victim came running into the front room crying for help and saying "he's in there."
Authorities reported Daniel Smith was in another room sitting against the wall.
When he was patted down, police discovered a hammer in his hoodie pocket.
The victim reportedly stated that Smith had entered her home unlawfully through the back door armed with the hammer.
She said she awoke with Smith standing over her.
She then reported she ran into the living room and told him to leave, but he grabbed her by her mouth and drug her into the bathroom where she was unable to breathe. He then locked the bathroom door.
Smith reportedly kept his hands over her mouth, threatening to kill her and himself if she yelled out.
When they heard the knocking at the front door, Smith then took her into the bedroom and held her there.
When officers finally detained Smith, he reportedly began to resist arrest.
He reportedly fell into the front window, causing damage to the victim's house, he continued screaming and yelling causing public alarm and he also kicked the back passenger window of the police car, causing damage.
Smith was charged with first degree burglary, first degree unlawful imprisonment, first degree wanton endangerment, violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO, fourth degree assault, resisting arrest, third degree criminal mischief and second degree disorderly conduct.