Residents Looking for Their Missing Dog Gone Wrong.
Whitman County Sheriffs Office.
UNIONTOWN -- On Friday, September 24, at 6:18 p.m., Deputies were dispatched to a weapons offense in the 200 block of Owen Street in Uniontown, Washington.
Deputies were advised two victims had gone to a residence to see if they had seen their missing dog. The victims knocked on the door of the residence several times and the front door was opened and they were immediately met by a male that was pointing a silver pistol six inches in front of their faces. According to the victims, the male threatened to kill them and whoever else was on his property.
One of the victims told the resident they was just looking for her dog and the resident continued to point the pistol at them and the victims left the property and the resident shut the front door and went back inside the house.
Deputies went to the suspect’s house and found the male subject had left to go for a walk according to another resident of the home. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the suspect.
On Saturday, Sptember 25, deputies contacted the male suspect, Christopher Jones 54 yoa, of Uniontown, Washington at his residence and placed him under arrest for 2 counts of Harassment with Threats To Kill.
The weapon used in the incident was a silver plastic 1911 type replica pistol.
Jones was transported to the Whitman County Jail and will make his first court appearance in Whitman County Superior Court on Monday.