July 29, 2014
Jerry Edwards Roberts charged with assault w/deadly weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, and discharge of a firearm where persons may be hit.
RENO, NV – Reno Police arrested a 72 year old man for firing shots inside a trailer park. The incident happened at 10:06pm on Monday at the Evergreen Trailer parks on South Virginia Street. Police got a call that several subjects were holding down an irate man, who had just shot a handgun at them inside of a trailer park.
According to police, Jerry Roberts was in an argument with several people and took out a handgun in a threatening manner. Officers say that one of the bystanders wrestled Roberts to the ground while he fired his gun several times. No one was struck by the bullets.
Roberts was charged with assault with a deadly weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, and discharge of a firearm where persons may be hit.