advertisement

Man arrested on suspicion of assault

Monday, September 17, 2007 | 10:20 a.m. CDT; updated 5:31 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

COLUMBIA — A Columbia man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon, illegal possession of a concealable firearm, resisting arrest and third-degree domestic assault, according to a news release by the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.

The Sheriff’s Department said Wayman L. Johnson, 66, was arrested in connection with a physical domestic assault Sunday night.

Maj. Tom Reddin said a live-in girlfriend called police at about 7:20 p.m. Sunday about a physical domestic assault involving a weapon in the 6800 block of Highway VV. The department said the girlfriend was located running on Highway VV as they were en route to the location. While interviewing her, the department saw Johnson leaving the scene. Reddin said Johnson threw a small black duffel bag out the window of the vehicle as deputies pursued him.

Deputies recovered the bag and found two loaded handguns in it.

Johnson posted a bond of $20,000 with the Boone County Jail this morning, according to Cpl. Kenton Lewis.

In January 1994, Johnson was arrested on suspicion of two weapons offenses, two drug offenses, a tinted window violation, possession of a gambling device and driving with a suspended license.

Johnson was also convicted of manslaughter and unlawful use of a weapon in Pettis County in 1983.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements