Friendship man arrested following incident at Preston business
For the City Times
ADAMS COUNTY – A Friendship man has been arrested on multiple charges following an incident at Mo’s Bar & Grill, in the town of Preston.
“On July 11, 2020, at 1:21 a.m., the Adams County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a subject had a gun inside the bar and there was a physical fight taking place,” said Adams County Sheriff Brent York. “The initial investigation determined that Karl Spencer had presented a handgun in the bar area and had pointed it at other patrons. Spencer was disarmed by these patrons and received injuries in the process. Spencer was medically treated for his injuries and then booked into the Adams County Jail.”
Spencer, 49, of Friendship was arrested. Charges have been referred to the Adams County District Attorney’s Office for first degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct while armed, carrying a handgun where alcoholic beverages may be sold or consumed, felon in possession of a firearm, and carrying a concealed weapon.
“The investigation is still ongoing and additional charges may be filed,” York added.
Rome Police Department, along with Lifestar Ambulance, assisted at the scene.
No further information is being released at this time.