A Connecticut man, who allegedly threatened a co-worker with a gun, was arrested Saturday evening by Falmouth police.

Carlos Sylvester Smith

Carlos Sylvester Smith, 39, of East Hartford was arrested on Muirfield Road in Falmouth. Smith was working with a moving crew when he got into argument with co-workers over property that had been damaged.

According to a news release posted on the police department’s Facebook page, Sylvester became embroiled in an argument with co-workers that escalated to a physical encounter and culminated with him threatening a co-worker with a firearm.

“The altercation escalated to a physical altercation between Smith and another coworker. Smith drew a handgun that he was carrying during the fight and threatened the coworker with it,” Falmouth police said in the release.

Smith was taken into custody without incident and was charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and assault.

Smith made bail. He is scheduled to make his initial court appearance May 10.

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