Northampton man arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot police

Hampshire County

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A Northampton man was arrested by police after allegedly threatening officers working a detail.

According to the Northampton Police Department, a 32-year-old man from Northampton allegedly threatened to get a gun and shoot Northampton police officers working a detail on Saturday. A warrant was issued on Monday for his arrest.

Police found the suspect near his vehicle and attempted to take him into custody. The suspect took off in his vehicle at a high rate of speed and was later stopped on I-91 by the Massachusetts State Police and arrested.

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