Police in Torrington are releasing more information on a standoff Saturday morning. Around 2 a.m. they say they received several 911 calls to 347 South Main Street. One of two men inside was holding shotgun.
A Special Response Team was called in and a perimeter set up. Several homes in the area were evacuated. One of the men inside, 26-year-old Wascar Rodriguez came out of the house without incident. However, when 24-year-old Joel Castillo refused officers’ commands, he was tasered.
Both men are being charged with breach of peace but police say additional charges may be forthcoming.