(from NBC-2.com) – A Lehigh Acres man was arrested after pointing a gun at an NBC2 crew working on a burglary story in Lehigh Acres Wednesday.
Jeremiah Edward Mayo, 23, of 1066 Fayette Avenue, is charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon without Intent to Kill.
Reporter Meaghan Smith and photojournalist Walter Pendergrass went to the Fayette Avenue home to do a story on the previous night’s burglary, in which someone stole the family’s pets.
Smith knocked on the door, but got no answer. She went back to the car with Pendergrass and called the workplace of one of the victims, 24-year-old Irma Jaquez-Reynoso.
She was told Jaquez-Reynoso had already left work and they would relay the message, so Smith and Pendergrass waited in their vehicle for Jaquez-Reynoso to return home….Cont….