Police: Pittsfield man arrested, tossed loaded handgun near a middle school
PITTSFIELD, NY (WRGB) Pittsfield Police have arrested a 30-year-old resident, after a pursuit in Pittsfield.
Police say Adam Masefield was driving his grandmothers car when officers attempted to pull him over at around 5:30 am Wednesday.
Police say there was a brief motor vehicle pursuit, ending in the area of Pomeroy Avenue.
There, according to police, Masefield ran from the car, tossing a loaded handgun to the ground.
This is in the vicinity of Herberg Middle School.
Masefield was apprehended a short time later.
He's charged with unlawful possession of a loaded firearm , operating a motor vehicle after suspension, and numerous motor vehicle offenses to include driving to endanger.