Police charge man who caused school lockdowns

Milford police, with the assistance of the West Haven Police Department, took custody of Corey Satterfield, 28, of Milford on two outstanding warrants for his arrest on Feb. 1.

According to police, a detective stopped Satterfield on Naugatuck Avenue on Jan. 16 on an outstanding remand-to-custody order from the state of Connecticut parole division. During the stop, Satterfield fled the area in the vehicle, resulting in a warrant being issued for his arrest.

Police say that on Jan. 30 an officer stopped a vehicle driven by Satterfield after he disregarded a stop sign at the intersection of West Main Street and High Street. During the stop, Satterfield provided the officer with a false name and then engaged police in a foot pursuit in the area.

As a precaution, two areas schools were advised of the situation and secured their students until police cleared the area. Police later located an illegal knife inside the vehicle Satterfield was driving. Satterfield’s license was suspended during both incidents.

Satterfield is charged with two counts of interfering with police, weapon in a motor vehicle, two counts of operating with a suspended license, and failure to obey a stop sign.

Satterfield was held on a $20,000 bond.