Domingo Acosta, 27, of Bridgeport, pulled over by police Tuesday for suspected misuse of license plates, was charged with carrying weapons in the vehicle.

Acosta car did not have a front license plate and the rear plate did not appear to match the vehicle registration, police said. After he was pulled over, the officer said he found a pair of black metal knuckles concealed under paperwork and other items in the glove compartment.

In addition to the motor vehicle violations, Acosta was charged with weapons in a motor vehicle. He posted a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear Sept. 14 in Norwalk Superior Court.