Christian Garnett, Darien High School freshman football coach, arrested in Norwalk

Police say Christian Garnett assaulted an officer after a traffic stop. (10/31/13)

DARIEN - A Darien High School freshman football coach is free on bond after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer in Norwalk.

Norwalk police say Christian Garnett was speeding down Connecticut Avenue with a flat tire last night.

They say when an officer stopped him, she noticed he was hiding something in the back seat.

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Police say he failed a sobriety test and became combative, hurting an officer while they tried to arrest him.

Officers say they found drug paraphernalia in his car.

Darien's superintendent say he can not comment on the situation because it is under investigation.

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