Man accuses Sandy Hook staff of fabricating tragedy

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Monroe, CT (WFSB) — A Wallingford man accused the staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe of fabricating the Newtown tragedy where 26 people were killed.

Sandy Hook Elementary staff told police that when they came into work on Tuesday morning there was four “disturbing” phone messages on the school’s answering machine.

In the messages, a man, who police identified as 30-year-old Timothy Rogalski, said the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Dec. 14, 2012, where 20 children and six educators were shot and killed was fabricated.

A short time later, Rogalski called back and talked with an administrative assistant at the school. Police said Rogalski also left voice messages at two schools in Newtown.

The resource officer along with Monroe detectives investigated the calls and traced them back to the home of Rogalski where he was arrested.

Rogalski was charged with five counts of harassment and one count of disorderly conduct. His bond was set at $2,500 and he is expected to be arraigned in court.

By Joseph Wenzel IV