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A 40-year-old Olathe man has been charged with aggravated assault after two Eudora women reported being threatened with a gun on Kansas Highway 10.
An 18-year-old Eudora woman reported that she was driving east on K-10, just outside the Lawrence city limits, when someone in another vehicle threatened her and a passenger in her car with a handgun. Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office investigated and arrested Alfonzo R. Smith about 4 p.m. Sunday at his home in Olathe.
Smith was booked into Douglas County Jail Sunday and appeared in Douglas County District Court Monday afternoon, via video from the jail. Douglas County prosecutors charged him with aggravated assault, a felony that can carry a sentence of probation or up to 34 months in prison, depending on a person's criminal history.
Prosecutors said Smith appeared to have no criminal record. Pro Tem Judge James George set bond in the case at $7,500, and Smith is scheduled to appear in court again on July 3.