Deputies arrest drunk man outside home, find gun in car
ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -
Deputies arrest a man, after calls came in saying he was pacing in front of his house with a gun.
According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, the call came in around 5:11 Friday afternoon. The report said a man was pacing outside his house, located on the 700 block of 55th St. NE, Rochester, with a handgun. The caller told authorities the man had a history of mental illness.
When deputies arrived, they detained Loeub Chhem, of Rochester. Deputies said he did not have a gun on him, but his breath did smell of alcohol. Chhem blew a .12.
When deputies searched Chhem's vehicle, they said they found a Ruger .380 loaded handgun. They also found 12 magazines with 12 rounds each.
Chhem is charged with a misdemeanor carrying a pistol while under the influence of alcohol.
Chhem did not have a permit to carry, but did not need one since he was on his property.
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