A Madrid Township man was arrested after he allegedly threatened another man with a handgun in a dispute over a bear baiting site.
The Lewiston Sun Journal reports that A. Clifford Brown, 66, was charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.
Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols told the newspaper that a man went to Brown’s Center Road home on Sunday to confront him about a bear baiting site. The argument got heated and escalated to the point where Brown allegedly fired a handgun into the air in front of the man, the newspaper reports.
Brown was arrested and taken to the Franklin County Detention Center in Farmington, where he was released on $1,500 bail Monday.
Madrid Township is in the Unorganized Territory northwest of Farmington.