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Man charged with making threats over parking ticket

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Authorities say a Long Island man was taken into custody after he made threats in connection to the payment of a parking ticket.

Suffolk County police say 55-year old Robert Murphy was at Huntington Town Hall on Saturday morning and became irate over a parking summons.

They say he yelled threats at a town employee. He was taken into custody and evaluated at the hospital.

Police then charged him with making a terroristic threat.

A .45 caliber rifle was removed from his home on Hazard Avenue in Huntington Station.

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