Southington man charged with criminal possession of a firearm

Southington man charged with criminal possession of a firearm



SOUTHINGTON — A local man has been charged after police said they found him in illegal possession of a firearm while they were investigating a domestic dispute.

Michael Walcott, 44, of 995 Flanders Road, was charged Wednesday with criminal possession of a firearm, second-degree threatening, and disorderly conduct. His bond was set at $200,000.

Police responded to his Flanders Road residence about 7:30 p.m. for a report of a domestic dispute. After investigating, police learned Walcott allegedly threatened to kill someone while they slept, Sgt. Jeffrey Dobratz said in a statement.

Officers also found a gun in the home. Walcott is prohibited from possessing a gun due to previous felony convictions, Dobratz said.


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