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Clovis man charged with assault

A 22-year-old Clovis man was arrested Saturday after police say he threatened a Portales man with a gun and beat him.

Jonathan Jones is charged with felony aggravated assault and with battery, a petty misdemeanor.

According to Portales police records:

About 3:20 a.m. Saturday, Portales police officers were called to a residence in the 1600 block of South Avenue F on a report of someone in the house with a gun. They found the caller, his 24-year-old roommate and four other people.

The 32-year-old man who called police said his roommate and the other four people came to the house after leaving a bar and woke him up. He demanded that the guests leave.

Police said Jones pointed a gun at the 32-year-old man and eventually assaulted him.

Officers discovered that at Clovis woman at the scene had an outstanding warrant for contempt.

Jones was released after posting $6,000 bond. The Clovis woman was released on a $171 bond.

Jones could not be reached for comment.

— Compiled by PNT Senior Writer Argen Duncan

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