Altavista man arrested after allegedly firing weapon
ALTAVISTA, Va. (WDBJ) - An Altavista man is in custody after allegedly firing shots in the area of Rail Line Drive.
The Altavista Police Department said it received a complaint of shots fired July 26 just before 10:30 p.m.
Police determined a weapon had been fired and obtained a search warrant for a home on Express Line Drive. Two weapons were seized from the home.
As a result, 24-year-old Gregory Worley was charged with the following:
- Willfully discharging or causing to be discharged a firearm in any street in the town in violation of town code 46-184
- Reckless handling of a firearm
- Brandishing a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school (felony)
Worley was arrested Thursday and taken before a magistrate, who released him on an unsecured bond.
If you have any information about the incident, contact the APD at 434-369-7425 or Central VA Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900.
Copyright 2020 WDBJ. All rights reserved.