An Arnold man has been arrested and charged in connection with a domestic dispute that ended with him allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a gun at an apartment in the 1500 block of Avion Ridge Dr.
Ryan Wayne Clark, 22, is facing charges that include unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. He was charged by the Jefferson County Prosecutor's Office shortly after being arrested Friday morning. Bond was set at $25,000 cash only.
The woman told Arnold police that she and Clark had an argument Thursday night, and he left. She reported that he returned Friday morning wanting her vehicle, and when she refused, Clark threatened to kill her with a handgun.
The woman said that she ran into a bedroom for safety, and Clark attempted to kick in the bedroom door. She was not injured.
told the Arnold-Imperial Leader that officers seized the gun and also found a controlled substance suspected to be marijuana in the apartment.
Unlawful use of a weapon is a class D felony and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute is a class B felony.
Charges and allegations mentioned in this report do not indicate convictions.