PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – With information from the U.S. Marshal’s Service, Pittsfield Police located and arrested a federal fugitive from Vermont early Wednesday morning. Loaded handguns and bullet-proof vests were seized in the arrest.
According to the Pittsfield Police Facebook page, officers served an arrest warrant at a Pittsfield apartment Wednesday morning and arrested the fugitive and one other person.
After thoroughly searching the apartment, police said they found the following:
- 3 loaded handguns
- 2 bullet-proof vests
- 1 with a ceramic protection plates
- Protective helmet
- Stun gun
- 4 bags of cocaine
- 1 large bag of marijuana
- 2 jars of liquid PCP
- Digital scales
- Packaging material
- More than $4,700 in cash
Berkshire County Drug Task Force, Massachusetts State Police and United States Marshals Service all assisted the Pittsfield Police Department in serving the arrest warrant.