On Sunday, at about 7:45 am, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an intoxicated man brandishing a firearm on North May Road in Seal Rock. While on scene, deputies learned Jacob Roberts, 31, of Toledo, had approached several other hunters and told them they were hunting in his area. The hunters told deputies that Roberts appeared to be intoxicated, pulled out a handgun, and fired it several times during the confrontation.
Deputies searched the area and located Roberts driving his pickup on North May Road at about 10:00 am. During their contact with Roberts, deputies recovered a firearm matching the description that the other hunters had provided. Deputies also observed signs of impairment. Roberts consented to field sobriety tests and did poorly.
Deputies took Roberts into custody for Menacing, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and DUII. After being transported to the Lincoln County Jail, Roberts provided a breath sample of 0.14 % BAC. Roberts was lodged on $80,000 bail.