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Pittsfield Man Accused of Attempting To Pull Gun On Police

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police say a 21-year-old city man attempted to pull a gun on police officers Wednesday night.
 
According to Police, officers and the Berkshire County Sheriff's Department attempted to apprehend Brandon Griffin and 19-year-old Tyra Alado on a warrant at Costanzo's Package and Variety. Griffin was reportedly wanted in relation to a shooting incident on July 5.
 
Police say Griffin resisted arrested and struggled ensued. During that, police said Griffin accessed a located revolved from his waistband. Police added that Alado made attempts to prevent Griffin from being taken into custody as well.
 
Law enforcement was able to subdue Griffin and recover the weapon. There were no injuries.
 
Griffin is being charged with possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, vandalizing property, and possession of ammunition without a firearm identification card. Alado was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
     

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