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Stratford Man Arrested For Making Threats Against Police

Miguel Silva
Miguel Silva Photo Credit: Milford Police Department

A man wanted by police for allegedly making threats against local law enforcement that included references to ISIS has been arrested.

Miguel Silva, 31, of Stratford, was arrested by Milford Police on Thursday, Jan 23 on an active warrant, said the Milford Police.

According to police, on Sunday, January 19, Silva allegedly entered into a common hallway of a River Street apartment complex and left threatening messages, “ISIS we will kill cops!” and “Milford Police Stratford Police ISIS you got our guy in Shelton this is the beginning.”

Threatening messages were also left on additional River St buildings stating “Declare war against police ha ha ha ha ha” and “ISIS will blow up the Milford police station run my prints pigs!! I’m smiling for the camera yes I am.”

Silva was charged with harassment, threatening, breach of peace, and an act of terrorism.

He is being held on a $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday, Jan. 24.

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