Three charged after machetes brandished throughout ‘neighbor dispute’ in CT

Two folks armed themselves with machetes throughout a dispute between neighbors in Bridgeport on Sunday.

The incident was reported at about 5:33 p.m. within the 200 block of Willow Avenue the place officers had been dispatched for a neighbor dispute involving a automobile blocking a driveway, based on the Bridgeport Police Department.

Through the dispute, 46-year-old Clive Samuels of Stratford grabbed what was described as a machete and commenced waving it at 47-year-old Christine Medley of New Haven, police stated. Medley struck Samuels with a broomstick in the course of the road earlier than the 2 had been separated, based on police.

Medley then grabbed her personal machete from a close-by automobile, police stated.

Along with witness statements, police stated they had been in a position to view a video of the altercation.

Samuels and Medley had been every charged with carrying a harmful weapon and second-degree breach of peace.

Medley’s bail was set at $10,000.

Samuels was moreover charged with first-degree assault and first-degree reckless endangerment. His bail was set at $15,000.

Following the dispute, police additionally stated they charged a 3rd particular person, Adrian Horner, with second-degree breach of peace and launched him on a promise to seem.