Man arrested Thursday, accused of bomb threat at Social Security building


Published: Friday, January 28, 2011 at 4:37 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 28, 2011 at 4:37 p.m.

A Gainesville man was arrested Thursday on charges of making a false bomb threat to the Social Security Administration building at 1610 NW 23rd Avenue, police reported.

Christopher Frazzetto, 33, of 1208 NW 44th Ave., was charged with threatening to throw, place or discharge a destructive device.

At about 9:12 a.m. Thursday Frazzetto called an 800 number for the agency that was received in Birmingham, Ala., an arrest report states. The call came from a number associated with Frazzetto.

Frazzetto said he had been trying to get disability since 2007 and was tired of being denied, the report states. He threatened to blow up the administration building in Gainesville and the White House.

GPD was notified of the call and the building was evacuated. Officers and a bomb-sniffing dog found nothing.

Police later found Frazzetto. The report states he admitted to placing the call, saying he had been upset and was sorry for the call.

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