A 58-year-old Lawrence resident was arrested Wednesday afternoon on charges of aggravated assault. According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Mark Warren, the incident began as a neighborhood dispute in the 2500 block of Crestline Drive. Warren said the incident, which involved a dispute over a dog, occurred about 12:05 p.m.
The Lawrence man was arrested after reportedly poking an animal control officer with a meat thermometer. The man was booked at the Douglas County Jail at 12:40 p.m.