New York teen arrested for allegedly threatening Knicks owner

CBS New York reports on a teenager arrested for threatening Knicks owner James Dolan online. 

A Staten Island teenager was arrested for allegedly threatening New York Knicks owner James Dolan.

As WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported Friday, 19-year-old John Giamella was arrested and hauled into court on a charge of aggravated harassment for allegedly making threats online against Dolan.

He said of the Knicks owner in his email postings, “it’s officially time to die — I really hate James Dolan.”

The head of security for Madison Square Garden picked up on the threats, as well as three photos of Giamella showing himself naked and holding a gun, Cornell reported.

The complaint against Giamella notes that the victim was alarmed, feared for his safety, and the safety of fans who attend the games at Madison Square Garden.

via Staten Island Teen Charged With Alleged Threats To Knicks Owner James Dolan « CBS New York.

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