Man arrested for threats at JFK


David Klash, 49, of 173 Meriden Ave., Southington was arrested on Dec. 15 and charged with breach of peace and second degree threatening after he made some threats against school officials at John F. Kennedy Middle School.

According to Southington police, on Dec. 15, the school resource officer at Kennedy was investigating an issue between two students at the school. As part of the investigation, Klash was contacted and was speaking to the principal, vice principal, and SRO via speaker phone. Police said Klash became irate and began screaming that the situation was being handled unfairly. Police accused Klash of making several threats towards the school and school personnel.

Based on the comments made to school officials, police said officers attempted to locate Klash. He was located a short time later in Middletown and taken into custody by the Middletown Police Department.

Police said Klash was subsequently turned over to Southington Police Department and was charged. Police said Klash was released on $100,000 bond and was given a court date of Jan. 5.


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