RUSK COUNTY — A 66-year-old Weyerhaeuser man is facing charges after authorities responded to a call from a pilot that a male subject was pointing a gun at his plane, according to a press release from the Rusk County Sheriff's Office.

(Press Release) — On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 10AM the Rusk County Dispatch Center received a call from an airplane pilot advising he was aerially applying material to a crop filed when a male subject appeared on the ground and was pointing a firearm at his plane.

Rusk County Deputies and Investigators responded to the area of Tyman Rd and Sunny Hill Rd in the Township of Atlanta where they located the suspect, Ronald Beebe 66yrs old of Weyerhaeuser, WI.

Beebe has been charged by the Sheriff’s Office with Reckless Endangering Safety, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of THC and Manufacture/Deliver THC.

Initial investigation shows the aircraft was not struck by any projectiles.

Per Jeffery Wallace, Rusk County Sheriff

Last Update: Sep 26, 2019 2:38 pm CDT

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