Man Angered By Lien Threatens to Blow Up City Hall: Cops

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013  |  Updated 11:32 AM EDT
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Man Threatens to Blow Up City Hall: Cops

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Police arrested a 51-year-old Stamford man who they said threatened to blow up city hall in Bristol yesterday afternoon.

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Police arrested a 51-year-old Connecticut man who they said threatened to blow up the city hall in Bristol yesterday afternoon.

Robert Daprile, of Stamford, was on the phone with city hall at 3:20 p.m. when he threatened to blow up city hall because he was upset about a lien that had been placed on property he owns, according to police.

Daprile owns property on Rockwell Avenue in Bristol and a lien had been placed on it because of blight issues, police said. 

When police went to Daprile’s Stamford home, he admitted making the threat, police said.

Daprile was arrested and brought to Bristol police department, where he was charged with first-degree threatening and second-degree breach of peace. 

He was held on a $40,000 bond.  

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