A Liberty man was arrested on weapons charges Wednesday.
Deputies with the Casey County Sheriff's Department responded around 1pm to the call of a man shooting a gun on Snake Ridge Road. The caller stated the man was on probation/parole and not supposed to have a gun.
Deputies Shephard, Pruner, Blevins, & Lynn made contact with 32 year old Darren Peterson, of 424 Snake Ridge Road. Peterson admitted he had been shooting the gun in the yard and granted permission for Deputies to go inside & retrieve the weapon, which had been reported stolen out of Bowling Green.
Peterson was charged with Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, & Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm) and lodged in the Casey County Jail.