Vernon Teen Accused of Threatening to Blow Up Horse Barn

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    Police charged a Vernon teen accused of threatening to blow up a horse barn.

    Glastonbury police have arrested a Vernon teen accused of threatening to blow up a local horse barn and threatening the staff over horse boarding fees.

    Police said Nicholas Asbury, 18, was arrested, accused of threatening staff following an investigation into allegations that he threatened to blow up their barn with a bomb.

    At the time of the threat, Asbury was having a dispute with the farm owner about the payment of horse boarding services, according to police.

    Police searched Asbury’s residence and his car, but found no bombs or bomb-making materials.

    Asbury was given a summons and sent to a local hospital for an examination at the request of police because of his behavior, police said.

    Police said the charge is second-degree threatening.

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