Deputies arrest Barry County woman for threatening to shoot county road workers

Cheryl Staponski

BARRY COUNTY, Mo. -- The Barry County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman for threatening to shoot road workers.

A judge set bond at $50,000 for Cheryl Staponski.

Investigators say she pointed a gun at two men checking on county road conditions near her home. Investigators say she told them she would shoot if they did not leave and continued to point the gun at them until they drove away.

She faces two counts of assault, two counts of armed criminal action and a charge of unlawful use of a weapon.