Woman Swung Machete Wildly During Argument: Police

Bethel police arrested a woman they said was wildly swinging a machete during an argument.

Officers arrived at 263 Greenwood Avenue for a disturbance call around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

According to police, 47-year-old Maria Medina began arguing with and hitting a person before threatening to kill the person. She then grabbed a machete from a vehicle and began swinging it wildly, police said.

Medina used the machete to do damage to the vehicle, according to police.

Officers took Medina into custody and charged her with threatening, third-degree assault, criminal mischief and breach of peace.

She was held on $1,000 bond and faced a judge on Monday.

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