Port Washington, NY - October 10, 2013 - Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a Port Washington man on October 9, 2013 at 12:35 pm in Port Washington.
According to detectives, at 10:39 am, the Town of North Hempstead 311 call center received a phone call from Michael Olson, 59, of 15 Revere Road. Olson, who became irate over the fact that the town was removing trees from his residence property, threatened to respond to the Town of North Hempstead Town Hall with a shotgun and shoot the windows out.
As a result of Olson’s threats, the Deputy Town Supervisor ordered the evacuation of Town Hall, temporarily forcing daily business to stop.
At 12:35 pm, with the assistance of the Port Washington Police Department, Olson was located at his residence and was placed under arrest without incident.
Olson is charged with Making a Terroristic Threat and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 10/10/2013.