Election Day 2018: Police say Florida man threatens to blow up elections office

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A 65-year-old Florida man was arrested Monday after deputies said he called in a bomb threat to the Brevard County Supervisor of Elections Office.

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Brevard County deputies said Daniel Chen, of Melbourne, called the office and made the threat because he was upset about the number of unsolicited calls he was receiving from political candidates.

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Chen threatened to blow up the office and even gave his name and phone number, deputies said.

Deputies were able to locate Chen and confirm he made the threat.

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Chen was arrested on one charge of making a false report of a bomb and is being held in jail in lieu of $15,000 bond.

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