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Man Who Blocked Road To Get Takeout Order Threatens Honking Driver In New Canaan, Police Say

A Darien man was arrested after threatening another driver outside of a popular restaurant.
A Darien man was arrested after threatening another driver outside of a popular restaurant. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

An area man was arrested after allegedly threatening a driver who was blowing his horn after the man blocked the middle of a roadway to pick up a take-out order of food.

The incident took place in Fairfield County around 7:15 p.m., Friday, June 12, in front of a popular Mexican restaurant in New Canaan on Forest Street, said Lt. Jason Ferraro.

According to Ferraro, Travis West, 52, of Darien, allegedly parked his car in front of Tequila Mockingbird, blocking the entire roadway.

West then got out of his vehicle to pick up his food order. At the same time another vehicle approached and was blocked by West's car, Ferraro said.

The driver of the vehicle began honking his horn, as West returned to his vehicle he allegedly went over to the vehicle behind his and began screaming and cursing at the driver and banging his hand on the driver's side window, police said.

West then returned to his vehicle and drove away.

New Canaan Police were able to track down West at his home where he was issued a misdemeanor summons for breach of peace and released on a promise to appear ticket.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, July 23.

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