Man charged in weapons incident


A Marshalltown man faces several charges after local police responded to a call in the 600 block of West Linn St. earlier this week. Andrew Thomas Weston, 35, faces charges of Child Endangerment/No Injury, Assault Use/Display of a Weapon, and throwing missiles, according to the MPD report. While in a city park, Weston was allegedly brandishing a pellet gun which resembled a firearm. The suspect allegedly discharged the pellet gun in the presence of his child and other children. After investigation, he was arrested and taken to the Marshall County Jail. He is being held on $2,000 cash bond or surety.