Police: Stamford man chased roommate's cousin with a machete, threatened to kill him

A Stamford man is facing charges for allegedly threatening a house guest with a machete. Police say 21-year-old Edgar Arriaga-Martinez was arrested Saturday at his home on Stephen Street. Arriaga-Martinez

News 12 Staff

Sep 9, 2015, 7:27 PM

Updated 3,210 days ago

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A Stamford man is facing charges for allegedly threatening a house guest with a machete.
Police say 21-year-old Edgar Arriaga-Martinez was arrested Saturday at his home on Stephen Street.
Arriaga-Martinez was allegedly drunk and began telling his roommate's cousin that he would kill him and flee the country.
Police say he eventually grabbed a machete, chased the victim into a closet and began thrusting the blade under the door in an attempt to cut the victim's feet.


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