Former Employee Threatened to Shoot Up Golden Corral in Milford: Police

A man who had been let go from his job at Golden Corral in Milford is accused of threatening to “shoot the place up” and has been arrested. 

Police said officers responded to the restaurant at 74 Turnpike Square just after 10 p.m. Saturday to investigate reports of threatening and arrested 21-year-old Melvin James, of New Haven. 

James, who started his first shift at the restaurant earlier in the day, had been terminated from his job at the restaurant and is accused of making the threats, police said. 

He was charged with first-degree threatening, second-degree breach of peace and he was held on $5,000 bond.

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