Officer arrested after altercation at Burlington bar

BURLINGTON, Wash. — A Sauk-Suiattle tribal police officer has been charged with harassment with threats to kill after an altercation outside a Burlington bar where he is accused of threatening people with a loaded handgun.

The Skagit Valley Herald reports Leventine Hall was arrested early Tuesday.

Court documents say Hall had been drinking at the bar and as he was leaving, two men he had met started to get into a physical altercation.

Documents say Hall tried to get between them and was knocked to the ground.

Documents say Hall then allegedly pulled out the gun, cocked it and threatened the other men.

It wasn’t immediately known if he has a lawyer to comment on his case.