According to Police Chief Scott Nix, the son called the department just after 8 p.m. on behalf of his elderly mother, who lives at 393 Peakham Road.
After responding officers completed an investigation, Richard Shapiro, 66, of the same address, was arrested and charged with:
- Intimidating a witness;
- Threatening to commit a crime;
- Assault and battery on an elderly or disabled person.
This isn't the first time Shapiro is facing domestic charges. In January 2011, he was arrested and charged with assault and battery on a disabled person and intimidating a witness.