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Drunk police chief pulls out his gun and points it at the head of his girlfriend’s son during domestic disturbance

By Emily Lewis 8:20 AM January 26, 2018
Jonathan Carpenter

A police chief pulled out his weapon during a domestic disturbance and threatened another man, according to police in Missouri.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said that on Wednesday, at around 2:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of East Hickory Street in Drexel in reference to a domestic disturbance during which a gun was pointed at a man who was identified as the son of the suspect’s girlfriend.

Deputies made contact with the victim who stated that the drunk suspect started a verbal argument with him and then pulled a gun and pointed it directly in his face.

The suspect was identified and arrested.

During his arrest, the suspect tried to resist the officers.

That suspect has been identified as Jonathan R.G. Carpenter, 39, the Drexel police chief.

He was charged with unlawful use of a weapon while intoxicated and resisting or interfering with arrest.

His bond has been set at $7,500.