ARMADA, Mich. (WXYZ) — A 52-year-old Armada man has been arrested for allegedly making terrorist threats, according to Michigan State Police.
A witness reported to police that during a conversation, the suspect stated that he was "bored" and should go to a local business with an AK and 12 rounds.
Police say the witness had knowledge that the suspect owns firearms.
Making a Terrorist Threat: On Aug 8, Metro North troopers responded to the 23000 block of Armada Center Road in Amanda Township for a report of terrorist threats. pic.twitter.com/peKcX7ERj8— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) August 8, 2019
Michigan State Troopers interviewed the suspect. He was then arrested and is now at the Macomb County Jail.
Police say one semi-automatic long gun and a pistol was seized from the suspect's home.
"It is important to note that making any type of threats, even if it’s a “joke,” is a crime and will be investigated," Michigan State Police wrote in a tweet Thursday. "If you see or hear something suspicious, contact law enforcement immediately."