Police: man made threats outside church

Bridgeport police

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A Shelton man was arrested outside of a church after a dispute with a priest Tuesday.

Mike Karolkowski, 48, was detained after the incident at St. Augustine’s Chruch on Washington Avenue in Bridgeport, but the charges against him were not immediately available Tuesday night, police said. Police were called about 3 p.m. on a report of someone acting erratically.

The suspect refused to leave despite orders from the priest, and made threats, police said.

The man’s bond and court date were both unavailable.

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