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Pomona Police Department
Saturday September 14th, 2019 :: 11:56 a.m. PDT


**Sylmar Man Arrested for Making False Threats of Violence**

At approximately 2:49pm on Friday, September 13th the Pomona Police Department became aware of a threat sent via email about the Los Angeles County Fair. 

The Pomona Police Department immediately began an investigation. Using Law Enforcement resources, officers were able to successfully identify the person, Erik Villasenor of Sylmar, CA who sent the email. Officers responded to Villasenor’s place of residence in Sylmar where he admitted to the hoax.

Villasenor was placed under arrest for making false threats and booked at the Pomona City Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Pomona Police Department
490 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-620-2155

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