FAIRFIELD - A Fairfield man appeared in court today for allegedly waving a gun and threatening to kill his wife.

Police say Jermaine Johnson, 25, was arrested yesterday after police found a loaded gun inside his home.

Sgt. Sue Lussier says Johnson waited for his wife to come home to her apartment last night, armed with a semi-automatic handgun. Lussier says Johnson had also previously threatened his wife with a knife.

Officers say Johnson is charged with threatening and criminal possession of a firearm.  His bond has been set at $500,000.