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Sean Taylor Morky, 19, Arrested Over Donald Trump ‘Bomb’ Tweet

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A 19-year-old Connecticut man was arrested Saturday after police say he earlier tweeted "Is someone going to bomb the trump rally or am I going to have to?"‎

The Connecticut State Police say ‎Sean Taylor Morkys of Waterbury also tweeted to his friends that they should tell Morkys' family members to leave the rally so they wouldn't be hurt.

The message was sent in reference to a Donald Trump rally in Waterbury, one of two rallies the Republican presidential front-runner held in the state that day.

State police said they were contacted about the tweet by the Secret Service at 12:46 p.m. and they were able to track the tweets to the street Morky lives on. Police said they were then able to determine that Morkys was the sole user of the account.

State police, joined by local police and Secret Service agents, interviewed Morkys and determined he was not an imminent threat to the public or to Trump, state police spokesperson Trooper Kelly Grant.

Morkys was taken into custody by the state police at 5 p.m., Grant said.

‎He has been charged with 1st degree threatening for "inciting injury to person or property" and 2nd degree breach of peace.

Morkys was processed and released on a $250,000 bond until his next court date, which has yet to be set.