Raleigh police arrest man for threatening officer, selling liquor illegally
by WNCN Staff
RALEIGH, N.C. -
A Raleigh police officer was confronted by a man during a drug investigation who brandished a handgun and then ran into his residence where police found a stock pile of alcohol.
According to police records, a Raleigh officer was conducting a drug violation investigation on East Street when he was approached by a man later identified as Harry Reed.
The officer asked Reed to maintain a safe distance to which Reed replied he was safe. The officer repeatedly asks for Reed to keep his distance. Reed then tells the officer, "I have something for you," the report shows. Reed then leaves and enters his nearby apartment.
A short time later, Reed exits his apartment with his hands in his pockets. Police said Reed refused to remove his hands from his pockets. Then, Reed quickly removes his hands and pulls a handgun from his left pant pocket.
The Raleigh police officer asks Reed several times to drop the weapon, the report states. Reed then ran back inside his apartment.
Reed soon exits his apartment where he is promptly arrested, police said. Reed faces charges of communicating threats and resisting/delaying/obstructing justice. He also faces charges related to selling alcohol with out a permit.
Raleigh police used the incident with the firearm to obtain a search warrant for Reed's apartment.
Reed faces charges of communicating threats and
resisting/delaying/obstructing justice. He also faces charges related to
selling alcohol with out a permit.
Officers seized the following in Reed's apartment:
Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:43:09 GMT
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