Originally Published: November 20, 2007 9:10 p.m.
A Prescott Valley man who police believe was intoxicated pointed a sub-machine gun at his girlfriend during an argument.
According to reports from three Prescott Valley Police Department officers, at approximately 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report of a man with
a gun making threats in the 4500 block of Katy Circle East.
Officers spoke with William Molina, 35, as he sat on his front porch.
The police report said that the officers smelled liquor on Molina's breath.
According to the reports, Molina had argued with his live-in girlfriend of six years and mother of his child, who told him to leave that night.
Molina reportedly loaded a gun that the victim described as a "grease gun" and pointed it at the woman. Police later identified the weapon as a sub-machine gun.
The woman locked herself and the child in a room where she called the police and waited for their arrival.
When police asked him where the gun was, Molina said, "I have guns." Police found nearly 100 guns, including a variety of rifles, pistols, sub-machine guns and fully automatic machine guns. Police also found explosives and called in a bomb technician to inspect and confiscate them.
Molina claimed that former Sheriff Buck Buchanan authorized some of his guns when he was in office.
Molina faces a felony charge of aggravated as-
sault. Police took him to the Yavapai County Jail for booking.
Police impounded the weapons as evidence, and for safekeeping.
The reports do not indicate the level of Molina's intoxication.