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Darien Man, 23, Drives 100 MPH On I-95, Jumps On Top Of Car To Scare Victim, Police Say

Robert Oxer Jr., 23, of Darien
Robert Oxer Jr., 23, of Darien Photo Credit: Darien Police Department

A man from Darien has been charged after police say he drove at 100 MPH on I-95 and jumped on top of the car.

Darien Police say they responded to the area of Pear Tree Point Road on a report of an altercation on Thursday, July 25 around 12:15 a.m.

Upon arrival, police say they observed a man running from a vehicle in the driveway. The victim, who was located inside the vehicle, reported being in a relationship with the man, identified as Robert Oxer, Jr., 23, according to police.

The victim further stated that the two had spent time together earlier in the evening and at some point, Oxer allegedly became angry. Police say Oxer drove the victim on I-95 to Westport and back to Darien while exceeding speeds of 100 mph in an attempt to scare the victim, according to police.

Once Oxer and the victim returned to the residence, police say the victim exited the vehicle. Oxer allegedly blocked the victim’s vehicle to prevent the victim from leaving.

Once the victim was able to leave the scene, police say Oxer followed at a close distance. At one point, he allegedly pulled up next to the victim and convinced them to return to the residence to talk.

After returning, police say Oxer got into the victim’s vehicle with an alcoholic beverage and started to yell. He allegedly started to kick the door of the vehicle, and once outside, he sat on the vehicle’s trunk to prevent the victim from leaving, according to police.

The victim then called a third party to provide assistance, police say. When the third party arrived, Oxer allegedly pushed the person and told the person to go inside the residence.

Oxer then continued yelling and eventually climbed onto the roof of the victim’s vehicle while jumping up and down, according to police.

Police say Oxer fled the scene once officers arrived and that he could not be located. Officers obtained an arrest warrant, and Oxer turned himself in on Saturday, July 27.

Oxer was charged with breach of peace and released on a court-set bond of $25,000. He is scheduled to return to court on Monday, July 29.

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