NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Six New Yorkers have been arrested in connection with threats against the NYPD, CBS2 reported.
The arrests come after assessments into hundreds of online postings and calls to 911 and 311, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported. The reviews have resulted in approximately 40 threat investigations.READ MORE: NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, Deputy Commissioner Benjamin Tucker Retiring At End Of Year
Elvin Payamps, 38, was arrested Wednesday after police received a 911 call from a man who said he overheard someone talking on his cell phone about killing cops and saying he had guns at his home.
Police said they circulated a description of the suspect and started canvassing the area near 79-55 Metropolitan Avenue, where the call came from.