Man Pointed Gun, Threatened Woman: Police

Milford police have arrested a West Haven man who is accused of pointing a gun at a woman, pulling the trigger and telling her he could kidnap her. 

Police have charged 31-year-old Darwin Martinez, West Haven, with threatening in the first degree, breach of peace in the second degree, reckless endangerment in the first degree and carrying a pistol without a permit. 

Police said Martinez is accused of threatening a woman he was dating and it happened in the parking lot of the Gulf Beach on Feb. 8. 

The victim reported that Martinez pointed a handgun at her and repeatedly pulled the trigger. The firearm was not loaded, but the woman said she did not know that at the time. 

Martinez also told the victim he could kidnap her and eventually brought her home, according to police.

Bond was set at $50,000.

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