Former Yuma mayor in court facing felony charges

Former Yuma mayor in court facing felony charges

YUMA, Ariz.- The former mayor of Yuma who is accused of pointing a gun at one of his neighbors faced a judge in court.

He faces multiple felony charges after police say the victim claims Alan Krieger pointed a gun in their direction.

Police say the argument started over dogs barking in Krieger’s neighborhood.

Krieger’s attorney made it known on Friday that his client has numerous ties to the community and is an National Rifle Association (NRA) certified instructor.

The judge said his case is most likely to be determined by a grand jury in the next few months.

Until then he’s not to leave Arizona or posses any firearms.

Krieger faces aggravated assault and assault with a deadly weapon. He is set to appear in court again June 2nd.

Krieger’s attorney declined to comment after the hearing.

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