Wanted Fugitive Found and Arrested in Pittsfield
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – A wanted federal fugitive was found by police in Pittsfield Wednesday.
The Pittsfield Police Department was contacted by the U.S. Marshal’s Service regarding a federal fugitive from Vermont that may be hiding out in Pittsfield. After following up on the tip, members of the Pittsfield Police Department, Berkshire County Drug Task Force, Massachusetts State Police and U. S. Marshal’s Service found the fugitive located at 276-278 Columbus Ave. They discovered several handguns and drugs in the residence after they entered.
After thoroughly searching the apartment, officers found three loaded handguns, two bullet-proof vests, a protective helmet, a stun gun, four bags of cocaine, one large bag of marijuana, two jars of liquid PCP, digital scales, packaging materials, and over $4,700 in cash.
Police arrested two individuals who they found inside the apartment.