ksal.com

Salina, KS

Now: 58 °F

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 81 °F | Lo: 38 °F

Saturday

Hi: 63 °F 

Lo: 41 °F

Sunday

Hi: 70 °F 

Lo: 44 °F

Monday

Hi: 73 °F 

Lo: 50 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 61 °F 

Lo: 42 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 55 °F 

Lo: 38 °F

Careers at SRHC
Santa Stash 2017

Police: Alcohol a Factor in Incident

KSAL Staff - January 23, 2015 11:06 am

A Salina man is arrested while trying to reach for a pellet gun.

Salina Police were called to a home at 937 Pearl Avenue Thursday just before 5pm to calm a distraught man.

Captain Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that 42-year-old Timothy Johnson was intoxicated and making threatening statements when officers arrived.

Police say he made suicidal statements and also told officers they better call for backup.

After a brief struggle with the two officers, Johnson allegedly stepped into the kitchen and reached for a Marksman, Co2 pellet handgun that was inside a cabinet before being restrained.

He is now facing charges of aggravated assault and interfering with a law enforcement officer.

City of Salina