Fake cop busted in New Britain for threatening grocery store worker

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NEW BRITAIN – A Hartford man was charged Wednesday with impersonating an officer and second-degree threatening, after turning himself in.

Radames Carabello, 41, of Hartford is accused of threatening an employee at Sav-A-Lot on East Main Street while wearing a badge, holster with a gun, and handcuffs on New Year’s Day.

He told the employee he was a police officer and that he could handcuff and kill her.