Chanute police arrested a man Friday afternoon on multiple warrants and drug charges when he reportedly made a criminal threat with a handgun.

Police arrested Levi McClenning, 25, Chanute, at a residence near the 1400 block of south Evergreen.

Officers received permission to search the home after chasing McClenning, who fled on foot from the 1500 block of south Central, where a victim said McClenning had pulled a handgun.

McClenning was transported to the Neosho County Jail on suspicion of possession of a stimulant with intent to distribute, aggravated assault, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. McClenning was also arrested on multiple Neosho County warrants.

The incident was still under investigation Friday afternoon and the Neosho County Attorney’s Office will considering formal charges after receiving reports.

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