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Man arrested for Norfolk polling station bomb threat

A man was taken into custody after he allegedly threatened to bomb the polling station at Taylor Elementary School in Norfolk on Tuesday.

NORFOLK, Va. — A man is in custody after he allegedly threatened to bomb a polling location in Norfolk, Norfolk Fire-Rescue said.

According to Battalion Chief Stephanie A. Ramsey, Norfolk Fire-Rescue’s Office of the Fire Marshal responded to Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School on Tuesday for reports of a disturbance at the polling station.

Officers arrested 54-year-old Joseph Francis Carosi with the "threat to bomb the polling station."

Carosi was taken into custody and is currently being held without bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on December 30, 2020.

No other information was immediately available.

Credit: Norfolk Sheriff's Office
Joseph Francis Carosi