SCOTTS VALLEY (CBS SF) — A Scotts Valley man was arrested Saturday morning after police said pointed a handgun at his neighbors.
Stanley Wristen Dowling, 70, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a firearm.READ MORE: PG&E Still Restoring Power to Over 2,000 Customers in East Bay
Police responded at 12:40 a.m. to 444 Whispering Pines Dr. in reference to a man pointing a handgun at his neighbors.
Police said Dowling told officers he displayed a handgun during an argument with his neighbors inside the mobile home park.READ MORE: UPDATE: Air Attack, Calming Winds Aid Firefighters Battling Wildfire Near Big Sur; Containment Grows To 25 Percent
Police said witnesses told officers Dowling pointed the gun at them, said he was going to shoot them and manipulated the gun in a manner that led them to believe he was either pulling the trigger or loading a round into the gun’s chamber.
Police located the loaded gun and took Dowling into custody.
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