Man Behind Bars in Connection with Threatening to Shoot Another Person

By: Beth Lanning Email
By: Beth Lanning Email

An Ohio man remains behind bars Tuesday morning.

Police say Robert Tinker threatened to shoot someone in Marietta over the weekend.

It happened Saturday night at 10:45 on Front Street in Marietta during the Ohio River Sternwheel festival.

Washington County sheriff officials say 62-year-old Robert Tinker of Galloway was using obscene language in front of children after leaving a bar.

Officials say when he was confronted, Tinker pulled out a gun and threatened to shoot another person.

Tinker has been charged with illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor establishment, using a weapon while intoxicated and aggravated menacing.

He remains in the Washington County jail in lieu of a $5,000 bond.


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