Meriden police: City man found with BB gun at local motel

Meriden police: City man found with BB gun at local motel



 

MERIDEN — A city man faces charges after police said he was found with a BB gun at a local motel.

Steven Maringola, 30, of 1696 N. Broad St., was charged Thursday with possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon. 

On Thursday, an officer was asked to check the Colonial Inn and Suites Motel, 1696 N. Broad St., for a suspect and car in connection with a threatening incident earlier in the week, according to a police report. The officer saw a car matching a provided description and witnessed Maringola get into the vehicle.

The officer placed Maringola in handcuffs and found a BB gun in his waistband, the report said. 

Maringola was arraigned in Meriden Superior Court on Friday. Bond was set at $5,000 and he is due back in court on Sept. 10.

– Lauren Sellew

 


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