Salisbury man charged with assault, weapons offenses, possession of counterfeit money

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 14, 2020

By Shavonne Potts

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged on Monday with weapons violations, assault and possessing counterfeit money following a domestic incident at a local home.

Deviyion Unique Barnhardt, 2o, was charged with possession firearm by a felon, assaulted by pointing a gun, assault on a female, possession of counterfeit, and carrying a concealed weapon.

Salisbury police responded to the 600 block of Brenner Ave., where a couple argued on the phone about a prior incident. According to police spokesman Lt. Lee Walker, Barnhardt was accused of assaulting his girlfriend by pointing a gun at her.

Barnhardt went to his girlfriend’s car to get his belongings. A police officer stopped Barnhardt, who was inside a vehicle and found $750 worth of counterfeit $50 bills. He had a Glock 43 in his possession.

Barnhardt was placed a 48-hour hold for the domestic violence-related charges and a $2,500 for the other offenses.