Bridgeport Driver Charged With Having Weapon in Westport

Police said they located a pair of metal knuckles in the driver’s glove compartment.


stopped a car Tuesday afternoon because its license plate did not match the vehicle, police said.

A search of the vehicle turned up a pair of black metal knuckles that was concealed under various paperwork and other items in the car’s glove compartment, police said.

Westport police charged 27-year-old Domingo Acosta, of 239 Harral Avenue, Bridgeport, with possession of a weapon in a vehicle, failure to keep plates readable, misuse of plates, operating an unregistered vehicle, insurance coverage fails minimum requirements and illegal operation of a motor vehicle under suspension, according to police.

Acosta was released after posting a $500 surety bond. He is due in Norwalk Superior Court September 14. 


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