(13WHAM) Rochester, N.Y. - A Chili man is under arrest and accused of making terroristic threats towards New York City firefighters, while using someone else’s identity.
State Police charged Gary Battista, 36, with making a terroristic threat, computer trespass, and second-degree criminal impersonation.
Battista is accused of unlawfully obtaining another individual’s Facebook user name and password, assuming that person’s identity on Facebook, and making terroristic threats towards New York City Fire Department firefighters.
Police said the threats were made through internet website communications on Facebook from Battista’s home in Chili.
Police said additional arrests are pending.