Police: Man charged in Milford bomb threat

Police say 43-year-old Dylan Esposito stole a key to a Chevy Silverado from Chevrolet of Milford on Bridgeport Avenue yesterday morning, then called 911 saying there was a bomb there.

Police say 43-year-old Dylan Esposito stole a key to a Chevy Silverado from Chevrolet of Milford on Bridgeport Avenue yesterday morning, then called 911 saying there was a bomb there. (6/14/16)

MILFORD - Milford police say they've charged a man from Killingworth with making a bomb threat to a Milford car dealership so he could steal a truck.

Police say 43-year-old Dylan Esposito stole a key to a Chevy Silverado from Chevrolet of Milford on Bridgeport Avenue yesterday morning, then called 911 saying there was a bomb there.

Police say Esposito's plan was to take the truck while the dealership was being evacuated, but someone noticed him and alerted officers on the scene.

They say Esposito was also carrying a gun.

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