BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Branford man is facing charges for allegedly pointing a gun at an off-duty police officer while driving through Branford with road rage Thursday night.
According to officials, 29 year-old Anthony Vigliotti was arrested at his home after the alleged incident. Authorities say he was tailgating and blowing his horn at the off-duty New Haven officer. Vigliotti then pulled up alongside him, pointed a gun at the officer and sped off.
Police say Vigliotti pointed the gun at the officer at East Main Street and Windmill Road, around 9 p.m. It was a .45 caliber handgun, that police found him with at his home.
Officers took him into custody at his home. Vigliotti is due in New Haven court on July 19.