Erie County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Grand Island man accused of threatening to murder one of their own officers.
Sheriff Tim Howard says 22-year-old Sammy Abdellatif of Grand Island phoned in the threat to dispatchers early Monday morning. The sheriff says Abdellatif identified himself and threatened to kill a specific deputy he mentioned by name.
This all happened after the man and a female companion had been pulled over for a traffic stop and had their car towed.
Abdellatif is charged with aggravated harassment and is now being held in jail on $1,000 bail.
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