ELKO — A police officer who saw a man in a downtown bar with a gun in his waistband arrested him for possessing two guns while intoxicated and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit on Friday night, Elko Police Capt. Will Lehmann.
He may also be charged with nine counts of carrying a dangerous weapon for the nine daggers and switchblades he was carrying when officers approached him, Lehmann said.
Officers arrested 42-year-old Carlin resident Newton L. Robinson, at the Silver Dollar Club when they found he was intoxicated and holding the weapons, Lehmann said.
Police impounded the guns and knives.
Robinson’s bail was listed at $19,274 at the Elko County Jail.