Posted September 8, 2018 2:29 pm by Comments

By Brandon Curtis

TOLLAND, CONNECTICUT — A man called police to say that he had fired at an intruder inside his home, but after police found no evidence of a break-in, the man later said that it must have been a ghost.

And it’s not the first time this man has called police to report a non-break-in.

Christian J. Devaux, 25, of 71 Old Post Road, was arrested Friday following a motor vehicle stop in Vernon, where officers found there was a warrant for his arrest. He was later charged with illegal discharge of a firearm, making a false statement to police, second-degree reckless endangerment, misusing an emergency call, and disorderly conduct.

According to an affidavit supporting his arrest, Devaux dialed 911 early on the morning of July 26 to report that a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a mask and holding a rifle had broken into his home. While still on the line with dispatchers, Devaux could be heard yelling “Hey!” and firing two shots in an apparent attempt to scare off the intruder, troopers said.

When police arrived, they found nothing to support Devauxs’ claims of an intrusion. He told police that he intentionally fired above the intruder’s head to scare …Read the Rest

Source:: Concealed Nation

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