Michael Brown, 39, of 42 Forest Ave., will face a judge Aug. 18 for arraignment on burglary, stolen property and drug charges.
Brown was arrested at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, after he allegedly went to a home on Fulton Avenue with a pitchfork and tried to break down the door, a police news release said. The homeowner, a 58-year-old woman, called police as the incident was unfolding.
Cops said Brown, who knew the victim, was arrested nearby after First Precinct patrol officers caught up with him. At the time of his arrest, he was allegedly riding a stolen bicycle. He was also in possession of marijuana, police said.
Officers were also able to recover the pitchfork. No injuries were reported.
Brown was charged with second-degree attempted burglary, unlawful possession of marijuana and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.