Arresting a suspected marijuana dealer became dangerous Wednesday when one of the accused allegedly pointed a gun at an officer, according to a Columbus Police report.
Police stopped 22-year-old Kurtiss Oestricher and 20-year-old Keyon Clanzy at about 2:30 p.m near the intersection of 25th Avenue and Dawson Street. An unspecified amount of marijuana was found during the arrest.
At some point, 20-year-old Deaven Shephard allegedly pointed a pistol at an officer. Shephard was detained and arrested. No police were harmed during the incident.
No further information about the event was available.
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Shephard was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, pointing a gun, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, reckless conduct and theft by receiving stolen property.
Oestricher was charged with possession of marijuana with intent. All three men were charged with loitering.