Somerset Man Arrested for Allegedly Breaking into a Home

FALL RIVER, MASS (WLNE) – Fall River Police arrested a Somerset man after he broke into a house on Saturday.

At approximately 1:00 AM, police were dispatched to Hathaway Commons Road in response to a complaint of a man pointing a gun at another man’s head.

Police arrived and detained 52-year-old Lyndon Campos, who was seated in a vehicle.

According to the department, police located a holster on the passenger floor and a handgun tucked between the driver’s seat and center console.

The victim, identified as a 53-year-old East Freetown man, told police he was visiting with friends when Campos walked-in to their house uninvited and brandishing a small gun.

According to the police, the victim stated Campos demanded repayment of a loan that was supposed to be repaid before April 30th.

A fistfight ensued while Campos was still holding the gun, police say.

After the fight, Campos left the home.

Campos was placed under arrest with charges of:

  • Home invasion,
  • Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, and
  • Assault and Battery to Collect a Loan

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