Great Barrington Police Arrest Man Hiding Under A Shed
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Police arrested a Sheffield man with an active warrant after fleeing arrest.
Monday morning Great Barrington Police Officers responded to a fight in progress at the Cumberland Farms on Main St.
While investigating the fight, a man identified as a potential witness was determined to have an active warrant out of the State of Connecticut for a probation violation.
While being placed into custody, Mitchell Tyler, 35, of Sheffield, fled from police into the woods behind Cumberland Farms.
Great Barrington Police was assisted by Officers from Sheffield, Egremont, New Marlborough, Stockbridge, West Stockbridge, as well as the Massachusetts State Police in establishing a perimeter around the
Christian Hill Road/Lake Mansfield Road area.
The Sheffield Police K9 unit was deployed and tracked Tyler to a residence on Knob Hill Road where he was found hiding under a shed. Tyler was taken into custody without incident.
Tyler will be held without the right to bail overnight at the Great Barrington Police Department and will be arraigned as a fugitive from justice at Southern Berkshire District Court on Tuesday.
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