Man accused of pointing rifle at drivers near San Antonio Dr., Louisiana Blvd.

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department responded to the area of San Antonio Drive and Louisiana Boulevard Thursday morning after a man was accused of pointing a gun at drivers. Now that man is behind bars.

Several people told police 37-year-old Ashton Butler was standing at the corner of Louisiana and San Antonio with a rifle pointing it at people as they drove by. Police say Butler is the same man who was reported by police at a nearby apartment complex walking around with a gun and causing problems.

He was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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