State Police Arrest Man Accused of Flashing Fake Gun at Drivers on I-84

Connecticut State Police

Connecticut state police have arrested a man accused of flashing a fake gun at drivers while driving on Interstate 84.

Police said on Tuesday around 7 a.m. they received reports of a driver on I-84 in the Southington/Cheshire area showing a handgun at other drivers. Troopers responded and pulled over a vehicle matching the description of the offending vehicle near exit 18 in Waterbury.

A fake handgun was found inside the vehicle.

The driver, Jason Brian Marek, 35, of Southington, was arrested and charged with illegal use of a facsimile firearm and breach of peace. He was released on a $1000 bond and expected in Meriden Superior Court on Aug. 22.

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