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KINGMAN – According to Detective Mosby with the Kingman Police Department, 43 year old Robert J. Fernandes of Kingman was booked on one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of disorderly conduct with a firearm.
According to KPD, Fernandes drove past the protest at Locomotive Park, at approximately 2:42 p.m., and pointed an AR15 type rifle out his driver’s window at the protestors before speding off.
The protestors summonsed nearby Kingman Police Officers and told them what had occurred and were able to point out Fernandes’ vehicle as it sped away. Kingman PD, Bullhead PD and MCSO Officers/Deputies located the vehicle and stopped it in the 500 block of E. Beale St. Fernandes was detained without issue, he denied having pointed any gun at the protestors.
He was found in possession of a replica AR15 airsoft rifle and another replica airsoft handgun.
Fernandes was booked by KPD for one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of disorderly conduct with a firearm, additional charges may be forth coming.
The case is still open and being investigated.
Source: Kingman Police Department