Crime

Convicted felon arrested for possessing firearm

A convicted felon was arrested Sunday afternoon after he discharged a firearm, shoved a woman in the face and later ran from police, according to a Columbus police report.

Terrence Brown, 24, was arrested at the intersection of Mahan Drive and Forrest Road around 2 p.m. Sunday.

According to the report, police were dispatched to the area in reference to shots fired.

Brown faces charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm, aggravated assault, simple battery, criminal damage to property and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

Jasmine Porter, 21, also was arrested on the scene for giving officers false information, according to the report. She faces an additional charge of tampering with evidence after police say she told them the Hi-Point .380 wasn't in the residence but later retrieved "a black bag and went into the back yard. (An officer) observer Porter as she placed the item in a box, which was located in a storage unit," according to the report.

Brown's charges were bound over to Superior Court. He was not given bond on the aggravated assault charges. His total bond for the remaining charges was set at $18,000.

Porter's bond was set at $11,000.

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