WALLINGFORD — A Plainville man faces charges after police say he was found with a hammer labeled “death stick” after yelling at McDonald’s employees early Wednesday morning.
John Bielawski, 66, of 14 Dewet Place, was charged Wednesday with breach of peace, second-degree threatening,weapons in vehicle, failure to submit to fingerprints and interfering with an officer.
About 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to McDonald’s, 608 N. Colony Road., for a report of a man causing a disturbance, according to a police report. Officers identified the man as Bielawski and noted he was yelling at employees and customers, the report said. He admitted pulling out a hammer during the incident. Bielawski was also circling around the building in his car and would not comply with officers commands, the report stated. Police found a hammer on the floor of Bielawski’s car and noted it was labled “death stick,” the report said.
Bielawski was taken to a local hospital for treatment and released on $25,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Nov. 4.
- Lauren Sievert