Gregory Earl Demage, 30, of 1025 Center St., Jim Thorpe, is facing multiple charges as a result of an incident at 1:08 p.m. Nov. 7 in Jim Thorpe Borough.
Police said they were dispatched to that residence for an active domestic disturbance and upon arrival were told by Renee K. Demage, the defendant's wife, that she had been threatened with a knife and that money was demanded.
Police said the man was arrested at the scene and transported to the police station for a video arraignment.
After the arraignment, police discovered a syringe on the floor in front of Demage, which he admitted belonged to him.
The man is charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, harassment and possession of drug paraphernalia.