Landlord Charged in Pointing 12-Gauge Shotgun At Tenants, Police Say
Police charged the man with unlawful use of a weapon.
An Oakville man faces charges for pointing a 12-gauge shotgun at a couple and threatening them Aug. 12, St. Louis County Police said.
Samuel J. Nichols, 49, of the 3300 block of Old Baumgartner Road in Oakville, was charged Thursday with unlawful use of a weapon, a class D felony.
St. Louis County Police said Nichols, a landlord, pointed the shotgun at a man and a woman during an argument. Police said the tenants wanted to break a lease.
Bond was set at $7,500.
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