Police charge Westport man with lewd conduct, gun offenses

Posted 9/6/19

His alleged lewd behavior with a child along with unsafe handling of a large number of firearms landed a Westport man under arrest this week.

During the week of September 2, Detective Jeffrey …

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Police charge Westport man with lewd conduct, gun offenses

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WESTPORT — His alleged lewd behavior with a child along with unsafe handling of a large number of firearms landed a Westport man under arrest this week.

During the week of September 2, Detective Jeffrey Majewski conducted an investigation regarding Logan Riley, 34, who police accuse of repeatedly exposing himself to a child under 14 years of age.

“During the course of this investigation it was revealed these were not random acts to strangers,” said Westport Detective Sergeant Christopher Dunn. “Also it was learned Mr. Riley had discharged his firearm within his residence.”

While traveling to Mr. Riley’s residence at 34 Hemlock Street, Westport, Det. Majewski learned Mr. Riley was visiting his ex-wife’s home in Easton, Mass.

Officers from Westport and Easton police departments went to that address and arrested Mr. Riley at her residence. There Mr. Riley admitted he had a Ruger 9mm pistol inside his car’s unlocked glove compartment. The gun was loaded with six rounds of ammunition. Mr. Riley said he had an active license to carry firearms out of Rockland, Mass.

As a result of interviews conducted earlier in the week, members of the Westport Police Department executed a search warrant at Mr. Riley’s 39 Hemlock Street home. During that search, officers located two gun lockers, the keys to which were found on top of one of the lockers.

Officers also found and later seized 10 rifles and locked boxes of ammunition.

Mr. Riley is being charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct, two counts of reckless endangerment of a child, and nine counts of Improper storage of a firearm.

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