Man Charged in Bat-Wielding “Impeach Obama” Altercation

By LeAnne Gendreau
|  Monday, Feb 4, 2013  |  Updated 9:37 AM EDT
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Police said a man went after another driver with a baseball bat after the man flipped him off over an Impeach Obama bumper sticker.

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Glastonbury police have filed charges against a Manchester man accused of grabbing a baseball bat and going after another man who took offense to his “Impeach Obama” bumper sticker.

Police said Paul V. Guaschino, 61, of Manchester, has an “Impeach Obama” bumper sticker on his vehicle and another driver apparently took offense to it on Friday and stuck his middle finger up at Guaschino, according to Glastonbury police.

Guaschino proceeded to follow the motorist to a stop light, got out of his car with a baseball bat and hit the other driver’s trunk, according to a news release from Glastonbury police.

The motorist fled in fear of his safety, according to police.

Guaschino was charged with second-degree threatening, second-degree criminal mischief and breach of peace and released on a written promise to appear.

He is due in court in Manchester on Feb. 20.

NBC Connecticut was unable to reach Guaschino at the phone number listed for his residence and left a message.
 

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