Man charged with threatening girlfriend with gun

Milford police took custody of Darwin Martinez, 31, of West Haven on Feb. 11 on a warrant for allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a handgun.

Police said the incident took place in the parking lot of Gulf Beach on Feb. 8.

According to police, the victim stated Martinez repeatedly pulled the trigger of an unloaded handgun while pointing it at her. Martinez allegedly also threatened to kidnap her. According to the victim's statement, Martinez eventually brought her home.