GOSHEN — A Goshen man faces multiple charges after allegedly threatening firefighters with a crossbow when they responded to calls about a house fire.

Joseph Parris, 44, was arrested Monday and charged with battery against a public safety official and battery by body waste to an official, both Level 6 felonies. He was also charged with obstructing a firefighter, battery resulting in injury and resisting law enforcement, all Class A misdemeanors.

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