Ridgefield man arrested after swinging gardening tool at utility worker

A Wilton Road East man was arrested for disorderly conduct after swinging a gardening tool at a utility worker Thursday, April 11, at 9:12 a.m.
Ridgefield police said the 58-year-old man was upset that power company workers were on his property.
According to a report, an investigation revealed that the homeowner didn’t want the power company working on the telephone pole two feet off the road.
The suspect retrieved the gardening tool, police said, and swung it at one of the utility workers. The worker was not hit.
He was released with a promise to appear in court Thursday, April 25.