Marco Island man arrested had almost 20 firearms at home

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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A man was arrested after barricading himself in a home while wielding a gun, possessing at at least 17 other firearms (pistols and rifles) at the home.

Marco Island Police Department arrested Peter D. Tremont, 61, after he threatened a family member with a gun Sunday in Marco Island.

In the MIPD press release, law enforcement responded to the home off the 1600 block of N Copeland Drive, where agencies were notified Tremont had threatened a family member with a firearm.

Marco Island Police Department led the response along with other law enforcement agencies at the scene of a home. Members of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office District Five patrol staff, SWAT Team, Bomb and Negotiation Units, Naples PD SWAT personnel, Marco Island Fire Rescue and Collier County EMS all responded to assist MIPD.

Police recovered all 17 deadly weapons at his family’s home.

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