Cops: Woman threatened to ‘blow up’ Schick factory

September 20, 2018

MILFORD - A city woman has been arrested for allegedly threatening to “blow up” the Schick razor factory on Wednesday.

Julia Denby-Worthington, 27, of Wilcox Street, was charged with threatening, second-degree breach of peace, first-degree criminal tresspass, two counts of violation of probation and two counts of failure to appear in court.

Officer Joseph Dempsey said in a release the incident happened around 7 p.m. at the Shick building on Leighton Road.

Police went to the scene on a report of an unwanted person on the property.

“The investigation led to the arrest of Denby-Worthington, who is accused of trespassing on the propert after being told to leave and then stating she was going to return and ‘blow the building up’” Dempsey said.

Denby-Worthington was also found to have three active warrants for her arrest. Two warrants accuse her of violating her probation. The other warrant was failing to appear in court on July 27, stemming from a larceny in Wolcott in January 2015.

Denby-Worthington was held on a $105,500 bond.

Schick had been part of personal care division of Energizer Holdings, the Missouri-based company that makes batteries and lighting. In 2015, Schick and 11 other well known personal care products have become part of a new company, Edgewell. Among the brands that are part of the Edgewell portfolio of brands are Wilkinson Sword razors, Edge shaving cream, Playtex and Stayfree feminine care products as well as Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun care products.

In addition to the 422,000-square-foot factory, called the Edgewell Personal Care facility, in Milford, Edgewell has a corporate office on Research Drive in Shelton.

Schick has been in Milford since 1961.

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