Stratford PD: Man threatened to kill girlfriend, cat
STRATFORD — A town man is accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend and her cat, Stratford police officials said Wednesday.
Christopher Fulton, 52, of Stratford, was charged with first-degree threatening, disorderly conduct and illegal sale/distribution of a firearm.
Capt. Frank Eannotti said Fulton was arrested after a domestic dispute at his home.
“During the indicent Fulton verbally argued with his girlfriend,” Eannotti said. “After the argument became physical Fulton made statements that he was going to kill his girlfriend and her cat.”
The female victim locked herself in a room and called police, Eannotti said.
Police seized a gun and ammunition at the residence, he said.
Fulton, who fled the scene before officers got there, was taken into custody without incident in Fairfield with the help of police there.
Bail for Fulton was set at $50,000. He was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. There were no updated court records for Fulton available as of 3:55 p.m. Wednesday.