Police: Convicted sex offender threatens woman with gun in Douglass Park
COLUMBIA - A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday after police say he flashed a gun and threatened a woman in Douglass Park.
The woman called in the threat when the man, identified as Michael McVay, left the park in a beige Cadillac. Community Outreach Officers were in Douglass Park at the time and pulled McVay over.
Officers said they searched McVay and his car and found separately packaged bags of marijuana in the center console and a black gun in the glove compartment.
Community Outreach Officers were informed that McVay was a convicted sex offender. He was arrested for being within 500 feet of a school and park, unlawful distribution of a controlled substance felony and possession or sale of a weapon.