Dedham Police are recommending prices after a tree trimming job escalated right into a heated confrontation involving a gun.

It occurred round 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on Whitehall Avenue.

Nick Cushman, who owns Cushman Tree, was employed by a buyer there to chop some tree limbs.

He instructed Boston 25 Information that he requested to park his bucket truck on a next-door neighbor’s property to get the work executed.

“I mentioned, hey, we’re doing work in your neighbor. Can I pull the truck up on the garden,” recalled Cushman. “He mentioned, yup. You are able to do that. No downside.”

Nevertheless, he mentioned it become a giant downside after the limbs started coming down.

“I lower off one of many limbs. The opposite one snapped and broke off and went up towards his home and scratched his home,” mentioned Cushman.

Based on Cushman, the person’s son started recording on his cellular phone earlier than the house owner addressed him out the window.

“Inside two minutes, the daddy opened the window,” he mentioned. “Yelled out the window, you f’n piece of rubbish. I’m gunna come down there. I’m gunna kill you. You’re a chunk of [expletive]!”

Cushman claims a gun was pointed at his head shortly after the house owner exited the home.

He mentioned he didn’t again down regardless of the tense scenario.

“He goes, you don’t suppose I’ll pull it? I mentioned no, you gained’t pull it trigger for those who pull it you higher be sure I’m down… trigger if I stand up, I’ll decide you up and throw you on this chipper,” mentioned Cushman.

By the point officers responded, police mentioned the house owner put the gun away.

Dedham Police instructed Boston 25 Information that his license to hold firearms has since been suspended.

Boston 25 Information knocked at his door to get his aspect of story, however nobody answered.

Dedham Police are recommending prices for each males.

A cost of assault via a harmful weapon has been submitted to District Court docket for armed house owner who had his license to hold suspended.

A cost of threatening to commit against the law has been submitted for Cushman.

He mentioned he puzzled as to why he’s in hassle with the legislation.

“He solely knew me for ten minutes in his yard,” added Cushman. “Then he acts like this.”

Each instances will now advance to possible trigger hearings earlier than doubtlessly being forwarded to the Norfolk County District Lawyer’s Workplace.

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