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Woman Charged With Hammering Husband's Car

A fight between Westport resident Jessica Hwang and her husband got out of hand Monday night after she allegedly took out her frustrations on his car with a hammer.

Police were called to Hwang's home at 1655 Post Road E. on the report of a public disturbance. Upon arrival, an officer saw Hwang, 37, striking her husband's car with an object, which was later learned to be a hammer. All four car tires were flattened, and Hwang admitted she cut them with a knife.

Hwang and her husband reportedly had been arguing all day. She told police she vandalized her husband's car because it was something he used often. She was charged with first-degree criminal mischief and public disturbance. She was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

Also from the police blotter:

• Westport residents Alex Dlinn, 20, and Ryan Fish-Brown, 20, were arrested Saturday night after police received a call about a car being operated erratically. A description of the car was broadcast to all patrolling units and found in Parker Harding Plaza. Dlinn, of 11 Woods Groove, admitted he had been driving the car. He failed field sobriety tests and was charged with operating under the influence and possession of alcohol by a minor. He is due in court April 18.

Fish-Brown, of 9 Wedgewood Road, was the passenger. He was found to have provided the alcohol. He was charged with providing alcohol to a minor and possession of alcohol by a minor. He is also due in court April 18.

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