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Report: Stratford Man Threatened to Kill Cops

The resident was reportedly armed with a loaded assault rifle when he made the threat.

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A Stratford man reportedly greeted two police officers who showed up at his house for a domestic disturbance by pointing a loaded AK-47 at them.

Just as it appeared he was about to shot at the cops one officer slammed the front door on him, grabbed the gun barrel and they were able to wrestle it from the man and place him under arrest without any injuries, according to a report by the Connecticut Post

The man, Charles Buynovsky, 51, of Second Avenue, was hit with several charges on March 19, and police confiscated more than 50 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, the CT Post reports. 

According to the state Judicial Branch website, Buynovsky was held on a $750,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on April 24.

Read more by visiting the CT Post's website.
karen March 22, 2014 at 03:23 PM
Thankful the police came out whole in this one. It really is a dangerous job at times and they need our prayers always.
OpportunistWatch March 27, 2014 at 10:41 AM
Wasn't this guy an employee of the Town of Stratford? Wasn't this guy's father a former Town Surveyor? Isn't this guys brother STILL employed with DOPW in Stratford? hhhhmmmmm........wonder why this is not getting more attention. He lived minutes from an elementary school people! Wow..... we really need to stop hiding the dirt in Stratford.

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