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Police Capture North Carolina Man For Threatening Synagogue

A man has been charged and arrested in connection with a series of antisemitic threats sent via email to a local synagogue, officials said.

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Asheville Police Department detectives arrested Michael Patrick Toone, age 44 (04/07/1979), following an investigation and charged him with cyberstalking.

Toone was booked into the Buncombe County Detention Facility on a $5,000 secured bond, but after a bond hearing, the Buncombe County district court judge doubled his bond to $10,000 secured.

Officials said this investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming.

Anyone who feels they have been threatened or discriminated against based on race, people, color, religion, nationality, country of origin, or gender identity, is asked to contact Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110, or send an anonymous tip using the TIP2APD smartphone application (search “Asheville PD” in your app store) or by texting TIP2APD to 847411.

Source: https://wlos.com/news/local/man-arrested-anti-semitic-threats-asheville-synagogue-charged-cyberstalking-michael-patrick-toone-bond-doubled-10000-district-court-judge