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PD: Bethany Man arrested for threatening drivers

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A man from Bethany is facing multiple charges for allegedly crashing into two separate cars and threatening drivers with a gun.

Police arrested James Long after being called to the Ikea parking lot in New Haven on Wednesday.

While investigating the scene police found eight weapons in Long's pickup truck. 

Officers confiscated the following items from Long’s truck:

  • A loaded Sig Sauer P238
  • .380 caliber handgun
  • Colt .45 Gover model with 2 magazines
  • Sig Sauer Mosquito .22
  • Taurus .357 magnum “The Judge” revolver
  • Smith and Wesson M&P 9mm shield with two magazines
  • Ruger SP101 .357 magnum revolver
  • H&R Arms .22 revolver model 922
  • Rifle CX4 Storm Beretta with 3 magazines
  • Fifteen .40 caliber rounds, a weapons magazine
  • Flash suppressor
  • Winchester box containing thirty-four rounds of .45 caliber ammunition
  • Winchester Box containing fifty rounds of .45 caliber ammunition
  • Shot shell 9mm luger box containing ten rounds
  • Mini-Mag 22 LR containing eighty-one 40 grain rounds
  • Crown Royal bag containing nineteen miscellaneous rounds
  • Another Crown Royal bag containing nineteen miscellaneous rounds
  • Crown Royal bag containing twenty-five miscellaneous rounds

Police said Long had permits for all of the weapons and all but one was registered in his name.

Nobody was injured in the incident.

Long was charged with reckless endangerment in the first degree, breach of peace in the second degree, interfering with police, carrying a firearm while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, evading responsibility, threatening in the first degree and reckless driving.

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