State Police have charged an inmate of Garner Correctional Institution with threatening and disorderly conduct for allegedly trying to intimidate a corrections officer and his family. Troopers responded to the maximum-security prison in Newtown on August 22nd.
The Newstimes reports that 30-year old Jean Conquistador allegedly made the threat on the 13th. He reportedly said he wanted to be escorted by a different officer for his daily recreation period, but none were available. Conquistador allegedly said he would find the Corrections Officer and his family when he gets out of prison and kill them all. He was then placed in segregation/restrictive housing unit.
Conquistador was scheduled for release August 30th, but was charged and moved to Bridgeport Correctional Center. He has a plea hearing scheduled for September 13th in Danbury Superior Court.