PD: Felon With 58 Arrests Threatened to Blow Up Middletown Coffee Shop

Middletown Police say the 56-year-old flaunted his Nazi tattoo and "flipped off" passersby, frightening employees and customers of Klekolo World Coffee.

Klekolo World Coffee, Middletown
Klekolo World Coffee, Middletown

The following police reports come from the Middletown Police public information officer. Individuals named here reflect charges filed, never a conviction.

A felon with nearly 60 arrests is accused of threatening to blow up a local coffee shop multiple times, "flipping off" passersby and aggressively showing off a Nazi tattoo, frightening employees and customers, according to Middletown Police.

On Jan. 14 at 12:30 p.m., police were called to Klekolo Coffee on Court Street about about Terrance M. Nelson, 56, of College Street who was standing in an aggressive stance, according to the report, near an employee. 

A witness said Nelson had been standing outside for 20 minutes "flipping off" passersby and was aggressive toward employees and customers, police say. After telling employees six times he was going to blow up the coffee shop, frightening people, the report says, and was told not to enter. 

Then, the report says, Nelson started calling an employee an insulting term for a homosexual, touched his head several times and showed off his "SS" Nazi tattoo, causing more fright. 

When told to stop, police say, he become more incensed. His record shows 58 prior arrests and convictions for burglary, unlawful restraint, assault, breach of peace, interfering and criminal mischief, the report says, and he's on probation.

He was charged with second-degree breach of peace and second-degree threatening.


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