Connecticut man accused of throwing drinks at employees, pulling gun at Dartmouth Dunkin’

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A Connecticut man was arrested in Dartmouth on Sunday after he allegedly threw drinks at Dunkin’ employees and pulled a gun inside of the store.

Police said that 19-year-old Zachary Nordstrom, of Dayville, was charged with two counts of assault and batter, two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm without a license, and possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card.

Officers responded to the Dunkin’ on Dartmouth Street just after 11 a.m. for reports of a disturbance.

Witnesses told police that a man, later identified as Nordstrom, had thrown drinks at employees and then pointed a gun at them. They also said that he had driven off in a gray Honda Accord.

New Bedford police reached out to Dartmouth police and told them that Nordstrom had turned himself in at their Brock Avenue station.

Nordstrom told investigators that he tossed the gun out of his car window after taking off from the Dunkin.’

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