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Connecticut Police Arrest Suspect in Threatening, ISIS Messages Case

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Earlier this week, Milford police were trying to identify a man believed to have left messages that threatened police and referenced the ISIS and they have arrested a suspect who has been charged with an act of terrorism and other charges.

Police launched an investigation after someone entered a common hallway of a River Street apartment complex Sunday and left threatening messages, including “ISIS we will kill cops!” and “Milford Police Stratford Police ISIS you got our guy in Shelton this is the beginning.”

Police on Wednesday released photos of a man they are looking for and said they believe he entered a common hallway of a River Street apartment complex Sunday and left threatening messages, including “ISIS we will kill cops!” and “Milford Police Stratford Police ISIS you got our guy in Shelton this is the beginning."

Police said messages left on additional River Street buildings stated, “Declare war against police ha ha ha ha ha” and “ISIS will blow up the Milford police station run my prints pigs!! I’m smiling for the camera yes I am.”

Milford Police photo of a person sought in a threatening case
Milford Police

Police took 31-year-old Miguel Silva, of Stratford, on Thursday and he has been charged with harassment in the first degree, threatening in the first degree, second-degree breach of peace and act of terrorism.

Thanks to the assistance from observant citizens, the Stratford Police Department and most importantly some excellent...

Posted by Milford Police Department on Friday, January 24, 2020

He is being held on $50,000 and is due in court today.

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