Gun in Hutchinson Bar/Charges 09 Aug 12

A Hutchinson man has been charged after allegedly bringing a handgun into a bar early Tuesday morning. 25-year-old Andrew Lawrence Lee is charged with theft and terroristic threats.

Lee was arrested during an incident that started when he allegedly dropped a handgun on the floor at the Main Street Sports Bar in Hutchinson and police were notified.

On arrival, police located the suspect outside the building. Police say they did locate the pistol, which had allegely been stolen from an aquaintance of Lee’s.

Hutchinson Police say they will also be forwarding their report to federal authorities for possible additional charges, including felon in possession of a pistol after conviction of a violent crime.