Man With BB Gun Prompted Lockdown at Naugatuck School, Day Care

A man shooting a BB gun is to blame for a suspicious person report that prompted a lockdown at a Naugatuck school and day care, according to police.

Naugatuck police were called to investigate a suspicious person at Central Avenue School and said the school and Naugatuck Day Care were placed on lockdown while police investigated.

The lockdown has been lifted and all student are safe, police said.

Police said the initial report came from a parent who said they saw a suspicious person who may have a long gun. 

Officers found a suspect, identified as 37-year-old Tremayne Boswell, shooting a BB gun near the school. He was not on school property and police said the situation was not released to the school or day care "in any manner."

Boswell was arrested and charged with carrying a dangerous weapon, reckless endangerment and breach of peace.

Contact Us