WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Police say a school janitor in Connecticut has been arrested after leaving his loaded handgun in a preschool classroom.

Police say 25-year-old Cody Willette of Woodbury was charged with reckless endangerment and failing to properly store a firearm after the incident Monday at Bucks Hill Elementary School.

The Republican-American of Waterbury reports (http://bit.ly/s0qpdz ) two workers found the gun in a holster on a counter in a classroom where Willette was replacing ceiling tiles over the weekend.

Police say they traced it to Willette through its registration.

Administrators say the gun was discovered before the school day started and children weren’t in danger.

Willette was arraigned Tuesday in Waterbury Superior Court and released on bond. He couldn’t immediately be reached Wednesday, and information was unavailable on whether he had an attorney.
Information from: Republican-American, http://www.rep-am.com

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  1. Mark says:

    In the old days, the person who found the pea shooter would have givin back to it’s owner. End of story.

    But Noooooooooooo. You have to punish the guy for an honest mistake.

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