Police: Suspect Held Gun to Woman's Head



A Joplin man is facing weapons charges after holding a woman at gunpoint last week. The Joplin Police Department and Jasper County Drug Task Force arrested 22-year-old Ron King Tuesday for 1st degree assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon and felonious restraint. Police say he held a gun to the head of a woman at a home on East Furnace Street on May 2nd. She wasn't hurt.