Darien man facing arson, attempted kidnapping charges

A Darien man accused of trying to abduct a woman from her home in Stratford and burning her car was arrested on Tuesday evening by New Canaan police.

Pedro Oristanio

Pedro Oristanio

Pedro Oristanio, 29, of Darien, was charged on Tuesday with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree arson, second-degree threatening, attempted kidnapping and unlawful restraint.

Stratford Police said officers responded on Tuesday to a domestic incident at a residence on Kings College Place. Upon arrival, police said, it was determined that Oristanio, described an an ex-boyfriend, had attempted to abduct the woman living there and had set fire to the woman’s vehicle parked near the home.
Police determined that Oristanio might be en route to one of three other towns. With assistance from police in other towns, Oristanio was taken into custody in New Canaan, Stratford Police said. Oristanio was transported back to Stratford to be charged.

Oristanio is being held on $250,000 bond.

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