On March 26, 2013 at 9:47 pm, ECC received a 911 call requesting Fairfield Police to respond to a man who is out of control at the drive up window at McDonald’s, 1835 Black Rock Tpke. As officers were en route, ECC received information that the man had fled in a white BMW.

Geoffrey E. Weglarz (DOB 05/11/57) of 948 Fairfield Woods Road in Fairfield was arrested and charged with Breach of Peace (53a-181) after he became enraged at the drive thru staff at McDonald’s, 1835 Black Rock Tpk, because his sandwich wasn’t made properly.

Weglarz placed an order at the drive up window, he then drove away returning a short time later and was banging on the front door which was locked.  The employee told him he could not enter the restaurant.  Weglarz walked back to the drive through window screamed and swore at the pregnant female manager and then threw the bag of food through the drive up window, striking the manager in her chest. Weglarz continued to yell and bang on the drive up windows until the manager yelled to her staff to call the police and then Weglarz fled the scene in his vehicle.

The employees were able to obtain the registration plate and officers located Weglarz at his home.  He was immediately belligerent to officers and was taken into custody. Weglarz was found to have a loaded Glock pistol in his waistband. Weglarz was able to produce a valid CT Pistol Permit for the gun.

Weglarz was transported to headquarters and processed, upon his release Officers returned to the home and seized additional weapons and ammo.  Weglarz pistol permit was seized and will be sent to CT Firearms Review Board.

Weglarz was released on a written promise to appear in court on April 9th, 2013.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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