(Hatfield, MA) — A Hatfield man is in custody after threatening a police officer with a gun. Police responded to reports of gunfire at at a Circle Drive home around 5:20 p.m. Sunday. Todd Dostal allegedly pointed a rifle at the officer and ordered him off his property. Dostal faces numerous charges, including possession of a firearm while intoxicated. Two pistols and three rifles were taken from his home.
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