Two arrested after downtown Columbus disturbance with gun, knife

Barry S. Lamborn. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department

Two Columbus men are under arrest after a disturbance where one man illegally had a gun another man allegedly stabbed a bicycle tire and threatened him with a knife.

According to Columbus Police Department reports, officers were called to a disturbance involving a gun near 9th and Chestnut streets at about 10:15 Monday night. Officers soon found a man matching the description. After he was stopped, a gun was found in the pocket of the man, identified as 64 year old Barry S. Lamborn. After running a background check, he was found to be a convicted violent felon.

Lamborn said he was threatened by another man with a knife, and the man went on to stab the tire of his bicycle. Police found 28-year-old Darvoniae K. Walker of Columbus. Police discovered that he was carrying the knife and drug paraphernalia.

Darvoniae Walker. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department

Lamborn is being charged with possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, and carrying a firearm without a valid license by a serious violent felon. Walker is being accused of intimidation with a deadly weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.