BOSTON (CBS) – A fight outside a Dorchester bank that began over a lack of coronavirus social distancing led to weapons charges against one man.
Boston Police were called to the Citizens Bank on Washington Street Tuesday just before 1 p.m. They spoke to several people who said that while they were in line, an argument started with another customer who refused to adhere to social distancing policies.READ MORE: Vermont, 1st State To Vaccinate 80% Of Eligible Population, Lifts All COVID Restrictions
When the man was asked to move away, he allegedly flashed a gun and pointed it at others in line.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: How Much Will Your Monthly Check Be?
The man and another woman drove off before police arrived. After receiving a description of the car, officers were able to find the driver and woman on Whitfield Street.
Officers searched the vehicle and found a loaded Bersa .380 semi-automatic weapon.MORE NEWS: Plymouth Paratrooper Among 2 Found Dead In Fort Bragg Barracks
Ricardio Pantojas, 40, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm on a public way, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.