Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 6, 2012

Man threatened bar patrons, police say


TRAVERSE CITY — A man who Traverse City police said threatened bar patrons while highly intoxicated could face criminal charges of disorderly conduct.

Police arrested the suspect, 31, of Traverse City, on Sunday at about 1:50 a.m. in the 100 block of Union Street. The suspect threatened officers when they arrived at the scene of the incident and contended he had a "high-powered rifle," police said.

Officers did not find any weapons in the area.

The suspect remained in the Grand Traverse County Jail awaiting his arraignment.