Stone County authorities stated a Mountain View man is facing charges after he raised a gun and pointed it at a police officer.
Jacob Cole Barnes, age 31, was arrested after Stone County and Mountain View Police Officers responded to a call reporting a man carrying a weapon walking down Brewer Avenue around 10:15 p.m. on Friday, April 29th.
After law enforcement entered Brewer Ave on opposite ends, they observed a male subject, later identified as Barnes, walking toward officers in the middle of the street.
Barnes raise an AR-15 and point it in the officers direction, according to the report.
One officer stopped his vehicle, drew his firearm from his holster, exited to get cover, and saw the suspect leave the roadway and jump behind some trees.
After the officers yelled to the suspect to drop the weapon and show his hands, Barnes lowered the AR-15.
Barnes was taken into custody after officers were able to advance toward Barnes and secure him.
Court documents said Barnes had two full magazines for the AR-15, two fixed blade knives, and drug paraphernalia .
Barnes is charged with one count of felony aggravated assault, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia, refusal to submit to arrest, and disorderly conduct.
He is currently being held in the Stone County Jail on a bond of $20,000.