A Forestville man was charged with breach of peace, threatening, weapons in a motor vehicle and other charges after allegedly pointing a gun at his brother in Canton Tuesday afternoon.
On Tuesday July 19, at approximately 12:22 pm, Canton Police Officers responded to a threatening incident where a handgun was displayed during an altercation between two brothers at a Cherrybrook Road home, according to a Police Department press release.
The initial caller reported that one of the brothers, of Forestville, allegedly pointed a gun at his sibling, police said. The accused left prior to officers’ arrival.
An area-wide broadcast was sent identifying the suspect vehicle and Farmington Police officers stopped the suspect vehicle on Route 4, east of Route 179 in Burlington, police said.
A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of one loaded .22 caliber pistol and one pellet gun, police added.
The brother who allegedly pointed the gun was arrested and transported to CPD for processing. He was charged with breach of peace, threatening, reckless endangerment and weapons in a motor vehicle. Bond was set at $10,000 non surety.
His brother, 53 of Canton, was later charged with breach of peace and unlawful restraint. His bond was set at 2,000.