Fired Department of Corrections Employee Charged With Threatening

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014  |  Updated 4:03 PM EDT
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Fired Corrections Worker Charged With Threatening

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The plan to transfer more than 1,000 female federal prisoners from Danbury to Alabama is on hold.

A fired state Department of Corrections employee was arrested on Monday night, accused of making threats after being let go from the department.

Christopher Anello, 28, of Bridgeport, was arrested on Monday evening charged with threatening and breach of peach after threats were brought to the attention of the DOC officials, according to a news release from state police.

The Connecticut Post reports that Anello was a probationary corrections worker and threatened to shoot Bridgeport Correctional Center up if he was walked out of the facility.

The Post reports that Anello has seven registered guns and declined to comment on the arrest.
He was released on a promise to appear, according to court records.
 
 

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