May 03, 2021 3:55 PM

Salina man arrested after allegedly waving a gun, yelling

Posted May 03, 2021 3:55 PM
<b>Terry Anderson.</b> Photos courtesy Saline County Sheriff's Office
Terry Anderson. Photos courtesy Saline County Sheriff's Office

A Salina man was arrested on requested charges of hostile demonstration with a weapon and disorderly conduct after an incident reported in a park Friday evening.

Officers were sent to Olivia's Park, 301 Center Street for a report of a man screaming and waving a gun around. The park was occupied by numerous parents and children at the time, Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester reported this morning.

When they arrived, officers were directed to a home across the street from the park. Officers located Terry Anderson, 56, of Salina, in the backyard. He appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and was taken into custody without incident, Forrester reported.

Witnesses reported Anderson was on the phone and appeared to be having a verbal argument while holding a gun and waving it around. Witnesses said they could overhear him threatening the person on the phone.

Anderson was arrested on the following requested charges, according to Forrester.

Hostile demonstration with a weapon

Disorderly conduct