Pittsfield man arrested after threatening suicide with stolen gun

PITTSFIELD, MA – A Pittsfield man was arrested after he
threatened to kill himself with a gun in a cemetery.

Pittsfield Police say they were contacted by 27-year-old
Andrew Apple's girlfriend at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Saturday to help find
Apple.

Police were able to locate Apple by his cellphone and
discovered he was in Cheshire, a small town north of Pittsfield.

Apple was located in a cemetery threatening suicide with a
gun. A negotiator talked to him on his cellphone and he put down the gun. Apple
was arrested without incident. He was charged with Possession of Firearm
without License to Carry, Possession of Ammunition without a License to Carry,
and Larceny of Firearm, because the gun he had was stolen.

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