Danbury man arrested for going to gun range drunk

Patrick Straub (Image: Danbury Police)

DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – A Danbury man is facing charges after police say he showed up at a crowded gun range with a gun drunk.  Around 2:00 Sunday afternoon police got a call to the Wooster Mountain gun range.  The manager said a man at the range was drunk.  Police say Patrick Straub, 38 of Danbury was having trouble walking and smelled of alcohol.  Police took Straub’s gun and ammunition, and took him away from the crowded range to give him a field sobriety test, which they say he failed.

Straub is charged with Illegal Carrying of a Firearm While Under the Influence of Alcohol and Breach of Peace.  Straub is out on $5000 bond and is due in court January 15th.


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