St. Louis Couple Charged With Felony Gun Brandishing

St. Louis’s ABC News affiliate reports:

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner has filed charges against a St. Louis couple who confronted protesters with guns in June, 5 On Your Side has learned.

Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the Central West End couple who confronted protesters June 28 with a rifle and a gun in Mayor Lyda Krewson’s neighborhood, have been charged with unlawful use of a weapon/flourishing.

The unlawful use of a weapon charge is a class D felony and could result in one to four years in prison as well as fines up to $5,000.  Gardner’s office will be issuing a summons for the couple to appear in court.

Missouri’s governor has said that he would issue a pardon.