Drunk man arrested after threatening bar patrons with gun Wednesday night in Rochester




  • In US
  • 2022-09-29 17:21:00Z
  • By Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn.

Sep. 29-ROCHESTER - A 32-year-old Rochester man was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, after he allegedly threatened bar patrons with a firearm, according to Rochester Police Capt. Casey Moilanen.

According to Moilanen:

Officers responded to a call around 8:40 p.m. at a bar on the 500 block of North Broadway that the man had been walking around with a firearm in his hand and threatening people. It is not currently known how he was threatening people.

When law enforcement arrived, they found the man passed out in a vehicle in the parking lot and he appeared intoxicated. Officers found a handgun in the vehicle and the man was arrested.

While in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center, jail staff found a small amount of cocaine on the man.

Charges related to the incident have been recommended to the Olmsted County Attorney's Office.

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