On Monday, top St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner announced that she is charging the couple who drew national attention for brandishing weapons at protesters near their mansion with felony unlawful use of a weapon.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutor charges St. Louis couple with felony unlawful use of a weapon for pulling guns at protest near their mansion.
— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) July 20, 2020
The couple, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, are a pair of lawyers with a history of neighborhood drama. Many Republicans have leapt to their defense for the armed threat, with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson threatening that he may issue a pardon if they are charged.