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Man unhappy over water bill threatens North Miami City Hall staffers, who are now on high alert


A man claiming to be a North Miami resident is not happy with his costly city utility bill.

His reaction, apparently, was to call city hall and threaten the staffers there.

Now North Miami police are investigating, and the city’s administration has stepped up security measures at the complex located at 776 NE 125th St.

“You are going to have a war on your hands, and they are going to storm the building,” the caller told North Miami information technology director Ricardo Castillo, according to a police report.

In response to the threats, North Miami stationed a police officer in the city hall lobby and locked the north entrance of the building. The south entrance remains open as the only entrance and exit.

The disgruntled resident apparently has made other calls to individuals at city hall, including the city manager’s office, North Miami spokeswoman Pam Solomon said.

More here.