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A city man who threatened to shoot his apartment maintenance worker who repaired a leaking toilet is charged with a felony after investigators found a rifle and two handguns at his home, according to Middletown Police.
On Sept. 11 at 11:56 a.m., police were called to Sagamore Hills Apartments on Washington Street about a resident, Aaron F. Burr, 24, who threatened maintenance staff on the phone, according to the report, after an emergency repair to his leaking toilet.
Police say after the worker knocked and announced his presence loudly, made the repairs and left, Burr called the office saying if the repair man entered his apartment again without calling first, he would "put a gun to his head."
He tried to end the call but he kept saying, "the next person to enter will [expletive] their pants because there will be a gun to their head." The report says the worker saw Burr and his brother in the apartment and suspected they were using cocaine in the other room but Burr didn't say anything so he assumed all was OK.
Police say he has two registered weapons with valid pistol permits — a Glock 9mm and Springfield Armory .40 Caliber.
Police say there was a rifle case in plain view with a Colt M4 Carbine .22 caliber rifle and Glock 26 9mm handgun and under the couch cousins a Springfield Armory XD .40 Caliber handgun loaded with 9 rounds of ammunition, according to the report, along with a safe that Burr said belonged to his brother and he did not have a key.
Burr admitted to making the threatening gun-related statement, the report indicates.
He was charged with first-degree threatening.
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