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Barre man arrested after pointing gun at man in Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN — A 48-year-old man from Barre was cited following an incident in Williamstown on Wednesday.

Authorities say they were notified of an assault that occurred on Vermont Route 14 at around 7:30 p.m.

Police allege that Joshua Avery went to the home of Zachary Pearce, 38, of Williamstown, to confront him about money that was owed to him.

Police allege Avery pointed a firearm at Pearce before leaving in a vehicle.

Yesterday, Avery was located by the Department of Corrections and Montpelier Police.

He was issued a citation and is scheduled to appear in court on November 30 to answer the charges of aggravated assault, criminal threatening, and reckless endangerment.

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