‘You’ve Ruined Christmas’: Disgruntled Citizen Makes Threat at Tax Office

New London Police

A man was arrested after he and made a threat at a city tax office over his vehicle bill, New London police said.

Robert Rich, 54,  of Groton became upset over a motor vehicle tax bill he could not pay with a debit card, a city tax personnell told the police.

"Before this is over, more buildings will be blown up," Rich allegedly said. "You've ruined Christmas."

Rich was charged with second degree threatening and second degree breach of peace.

He is being held in lieu of $2,500 cash surety bond.

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