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Centralia man arrested after allegedly pointing loaded gun at Executive Housing Apartments

Centralia man arrested after allegedly pointing loaded gun at Executive Housing Apartments

Centralia Police have arrested a 60-year-old Centralia man for aggravated assault and impersonating an officer after he allegedly pointed a loaded gun at those cleaning at the Executive Housing Apartments at 705 North Elm Street.

Police say Gregory Kirk who lists his address as living in the complex was disarmed by Centralia Police without incident. In addition to finding the gun loaded, police say they located brass knuckles and a six-point metal star badge with the State of Illinois seal and “Special Officer” engraved on it.

Centralia Police are uncertain what set off the incident at 11:16 Wednesday morning.