White Connecticut man pulls gun on off-duty cop — and is arrested later at home
A Bradford Connecticut man was released without having to post bail after he was taken into custody at his home for pointing a handgun at an off-duty police officer on Thursday, reports WFSB.
Anthony Vigliotti, 29, faces charges of second-degree threatening, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree breach of peace and following too close with intent to harass during a road rage incident that was called in by the cop.
According to off-duty officer, Vigliotti had been tailgating him and blowing his horn, presumably because the officer war driving too slow.
At an intersection, police say Vigilotti pulled a black semi-automatic handgun out, pointed it at the victim before roaring away.
When police took him into custody at his home. he turned over his .45-caliber handgun as well as his pistol permit.
After being charged, Vigilotti was released with a promise to appear in court on July 19.