During an argument with his son, 58 year old John Arnold allegedly held the stun gun to the son’s head and threatened to shoot him with it. According to Arnold’s wife, he woke up from a nap agitated and angry and eventually confronted the son with the weapon. At one point during the confrontation, Arnold reportedly told the son, “You have to sleep some time.”
After speaking with Arnold, his wife and his son, Arnold was placed under arrest. He was charged with assault and improper exhibition of a weapon. He was taken to jail. The stun gun was seized as evidence in the case.