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Man charged after allegedly threatening to shoot up Selfridge Air National Guard Base

Police find more than 70 firearms

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MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – A man is facing charges after allegedly making threats to shoot up personnel and the Selfridge Air National Guard Base on Sunday, according to police.

Police said they arrested Roque Eugene Diegel, 53, of Harrison Township. He worked at the base until last week. They do not know the motive behind the threats.

While searching the suspect's home, police found more than 70 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

Diegel  has been charged with one count of false report or threat of terrorism, which is a 20-year felony.

The investigation is ongoing.


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