Intimidation with firearm | Bonney Lake Police Blotter
THREATENED TO RAM: On Aug. 6 officers responded to disorderly customers in a drive-through lane, yelling at other drivers and threatening to ram them with their car. Officers pulled over the car after it exited the drive through and smelled intoxicants coming from the car. After several field sobriety tests and a voluntary field breath test that registered .093, officers arrested and cited the driver for DUI.
INTIMIDATION WITH FIREARM: Officers were dispatched to a neighbor dispute over a possible code violation of a fence on Aug. 7. Officers contacted both parties and learned that the neighbor with the fence was armed, a detail that was not mentioned when officers first received the call. He said at one point during the dispute he gripped the handle of the gun in its holster but did not draw it. Officers ran a records check on both men and found the one with a gun was a convicted felon. Officers asked if he had a concealed weapons permit, but he refused to give officers the paperwork. Officers arrested the man for unlawful possession of a firearm and a search warrant allowed officers to remove four guns from his residence.
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