(June 1, 2015)-  A Cape Coral man is behind bars for threatening a worker at his home with a firearm, after an argument got out of hand.

Saturday afternoon around 4:50 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to 1145 SW 46 St. on a disturbance involving a firearm.

The investigation revealed that Ricky Bennett Sr., 57, of Cape Coral,  got into an argument with the victim who was doing work at his house.  During the argument, Bennett grabbed the victim as he was trying to leave. Bennett pulled out a firearm, placed it against the victim’s forehead and threatened to kill him. The victim then ran out of the residence and phoned 9-11.

Responding Officers made contact with Bennett at his residence.  During the investigation, the firearm was located and submitted into evidence and a post-Miranda statement was obtained.  Bennett was taken into custody without incident.

  ARRESTED : Rickey Bennett Sr., W/M, DOB: 10-14-1957, of 1145 SW 46 St., Cape Coral.  CHARGES : Aggravated Assault, Battery

ARRESTED: Rickey Bennett Sr., W/M, DOB: 10-14-1957, of 1145 SW 46 St., Cape Coral.
CHARGES: Aggravated Assault, Battery

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