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Man Charged In Glastonbury After Drawing BB Gun

By NICHOLAS RONDINONE, nrondinone@courant.com

7:11 PM EDT, August 4, 2014

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GLASTONBURY — An East Hartford man was arrested early Sunday after pointing a BB gun at a group of people on Melrose Street, police said.

Officers were called at about 2:20 a.m. on reports that a man had drawn a gun, police said.

Austen Kingsbury, 19, of 48 Roxbury Road, was attempting to leave the area when he arrested, police said. Police said he had an unloaded BB gun with him.

He was charged with first-degree threatening, second-degree breach of peace, brandishing a facsimile firearm, having weapons in a motor vehicle and possession of more than a half ounce of marijuana, police said.

He was held on a $50,000 bond.