Woman arrested after pointing gun at neighbor

Police: Janesville woman told neighbor to get off her property
Woman arrested after pointing gun at neighbor
Kim Rhoades

Janesville police said a woman was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly ordered her neighbor to get off her property at gunpoint.

The incident happened just after 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Center Avenue in Janesville.

According to police, Kim Rhoades, 46, of Janesville, got into a dispute with her neighbor over a noise complaint. Police said Rhoades pointed a handgun at her neighbor to get him off of her property.

Police said the neighbor went back to his apartment and called police. Police blocked off a portion of U.S. Highway 51/Center Avenue for over an hour while officers set up a perimeter and tried to make contact with the woman.

Police said the woman emerged from her apartment just before 8 p.m. without incident. Police recovered a handgun from Rhoades’ apartment after searching the residence.

Police said Rhoades faces numerous charges, including disorderly conduct, bail jumping and felon in possession of a firearm.

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