Clarksville police cite armed man waiting near library

Associated Press • Feb 22, 2014 at 1:49 PM

CLARKSVILLE — Police in Clarksville issued citations to a man found waiting behind a library with guns, knives, chemical protection suits and nerve agent antidote kits.

Clarksville Police say an officer spotted a man sitting in a parked car behind the Montgomery County Library and stopped to check on him, The Leaf-Chronicle reported.

Police say 26-year-old Daniel Joseph Slusher of Clarksville was dressed in black with a tactical vest when the officer approached him Thursday night. He said he was trying to get a job and was waiting for someone to meet him.

The officer found six knives, two collapsible batons and a .45-caliber handgun. There was a revolver under the seat.

The officer cited Slusher for unlawful carrying of weapons and prohibited weapons, but he was not arrested.

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