Man arrested, charged with threatening people with handgun

11 months 3 weeks 3 days ago January 24, 2016 Jan 24, 2016 Sunday, January 24 2016 Sunday, January 24, 2016 10:42:00 PM CST in News
By: Melissa Zygowicz, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

HARRISBURG – The Boone County Sherriff’s Department arrested a man Sunday evening after he allegedly flashed a handgun to a group of people.

Deputies arrested 33-year-old Jacob Andrews of Harrisburg after responding to a traffic complaint around 4 p.m. on the 100 block of Sexton Street.

According to the department, Andrews confronted the group of people whose driving he was complaining about. During the confrontation, Andrews displayed a handgun to the group in an angry and threatening manner.

Andrews was arrested and charged for the unlawful use of a weapon and is currently being held on a $4,500 bond.

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