Simsbury Police have charged a local man after he waved a toy gun outside his vehicle Friday morning.
Steven Howes, 35, of Simsbury was charged with a breach of peace after residents called the police when Howes waved what they thought was a gun outside his vehicle.
At approximately 7:55 a.m. police responded to the area of Canal Street in Weatogue, according to a statement.
When officers arrived and located the vehicle they discovered that Howes was in possession of a plastic toy rifle, according to police.
The toy gun was seized by police and Howes was placed under arrest.
Howes was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and will appear in court on December 13, according to police.