Archive for Sunday, October 17, 2010

Lawrence man disarmed, arrested after making threats with gun

October 17, 2010

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A 27-year-old Lawrence man was arrested early Sunday morning on a charges of battery and aggravated assault after threatening somebody with a gun.

According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Kirk Fultz, an argument began between two people at a party in the 2200 block of West Sixth Street. The suspect interrupted the argument, was told to mind his own business and left momentarily. He returned with a pistol and pointed it at someone in attendance.

Bystanders disarmed the man then called police, who made the arrest and booked him into Douglas County Jail at 1:46 a.m. No injuries were reported in the altercation.

Comments

MacHeath 4 years, 6 months ago

What an maroon! Not only dissed, but now looking at jail time! Good thing he didn't shoot someone! Pat on the back for the folks that dis-armed him and called the cops!

sandrat83 4 years, 6 months ago

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ksjayhawk74 4 years, 6 months ago

Showing someone a gun is the best way to show them that you're serious and that you should be recognized.

I've lost track of how many confrontations I've walked away from and later thought: If I'd had a gun, that guy would have known how serious I was then.

grimpeur 4 years, 6 months ago

Ha ha. Nice parody of a stupid sociopath, Napoleon.

croutons 4 years, 6 months ago

i think what these gun wielders don't seem to think through is that once they bring a gun into things everyone else is suddenly taking things far more seriously than the gun brandisher is or ever imagined they would and things don't go as planned. unless of course they're sociopaths and just start shooting but that's another story

Flap Doodle 4 years, 6 months ago

Just look at all the concealed carry permit holders in Lawrence that have gotten into Wild West shootouts over parking places since concealed carry was legalized... Oh, wait, that doesn't seem to have happened. Never mind. Have a good time storming the castle.

volunteer 4 years, 6 months ago

The Douglas County judicial system seems to be rather tolerant regarding weed, but as strict as Johnson County when it comes to guns.

I think that accurately reflects the sentiment of the potential juror pool.

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