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Bar spat lands man in jail

NORCROSS -- Gwinnett police say they escorted an intoxicated man from a Norcross sports bar over the weekend, later arresting him after they found a loaded pistol in his bookbag.

Police responded to Mazzy's Sports Bar on Jimmy Carter Boulevard when the owner called about a disorderly customer after midnight Friday, and 28-year-old Charles Paul Vanname IV became more belligerent upon their arrival.

Vanname had reportedly insulted the bar owner's race and threw a toothpick holder on the floor before police arrived. Afterward, police said, they discovered a loaded Glock handgun in his bookbag and put him in a squad car for public intoxication and various gun-related charges.

On the way to the Gwinnett County Jail, police said, Vanname told officers he would find their wives and rape them and that he would "kill someone" for a place to stay because he was homeless.

Vanname was arrested Friday on charges of disorderly conduct, carrying a deadly weapon to a public gathering, carrying a concealed weapon, and carrying a weapon without a license.

He was released the next day on $2,075 bond.