Thomas Markle Jr, 50, will appear in court in Josephine County, Oregon, next month over charges he threatened his girlfriend with a gun*.
Markle was arrested last Thursday after incident at homehe shares with Darlene Blount, 36*.Prosecutors say they are not proceeding with charge he pointed gun at Blount’s head but are bringing one felony and one misdemeanor charge*.
Unlawful use of a weapon is a class C felony, carrying a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a fine of$125,000.*.
Arrest and aftermath have opened sad rift among Markle Jr’s family with him calling statements by his ex-wife and son ‘lies, all lies’*.
Thomas Markle Jr is Meghan Markle’s half sister through their father’s second marriage *.Prince Harry’s 35-year-old girlfriend has not spoken publicly about her brother’s run-in with the law.