New Castle News

September 25, 2012

Repo man says he was threatened with gun

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — New Castle police say they intend to charge a North Hill man for allegedly threatening a repossession agent.

David J. Stouffer, 34, of 429 Boyles Ave., faces counts of terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct for alleged incident.

A man told police he was trying to repossess the vehicle from Stouffer around 1 a.m. Friday, and that he followed Stouffer to his house from Winter Avenue.

According to police, the man said that at the intersection of Neshannock Boulevard and Boyles Avenue, Stouffer pointed a dark-colored gun directly at him through the windshield. He said he told Stouffer he was calling the police and Stouffer took the gun inside his house.

Stouffer told police that he pointed a flashlight at the agent and a witness who was with the agent.