Bowling Green man accused of pulling gun on people riding ATV on street

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Warren County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 1100 block of Jenkins Road Thursday night after a man reported someone pulling a gun on him following a verbal dispute about an ATV being driven on the road.

Nathan Johnson and a 15-year-old were riding the ATV on the road when Johnson sad a man from 1160 Jenkins Road topped them and blocked them as they were trying to go around his telling Johnson and the teen to stop driving on the road, according to an arrest citation.

The man had a gun on his hip and when Johnson responded to him, Johnson said the man pulled the gun and put it on Johnson’s jawline and told him not to ride through there again. Johnson pushed the weapon away from his face and he and the teen drove off. While driving they heard two gunshots behind them, according to an arrest citation.

Marlow Johnson, whose relationship with Nathan is not specified in the arrest citation, saw a man identified as Eddie Thomas Willard, 55, pick up what appeared to be shell casings from the road before walking back towards his home, according to Willard’s arrest citation.

Willard told deputies his brother had a gun. Deputies found a gun in his brother’s room. The gun was missing two rounds from its magazine, according to the citation. Deputies noted the gun smelled as though it had been recently fired.

Willard is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree terroristic threatening and tampering with physical evidence. He is lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.