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Macomb County man charged in Twitter threat case

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A Twitter page is displayed on a laptop computer in Los Angeles October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
A Twitter page is displayed on a laptop computer in Los Angeles October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

MOUNT CLEMENS (WKZO) -- An 18-year-old Macomb County man is facing charges for allegedly using Twitter to threaten people at a fast food restaurant in Armada.  Alex Rosario is accused of tweeting that he wanted to shoot management, employees and customers at a Subway shop on Main Street.

Rosario has been arraigned on a charge of false report or threat or terrorism, and could face up to 20 years in prison if he is convicted.  He is being held in the Macomb County Jail on a 500-thousand-dollar bond and will be in court for a preliminary exam February 5th.

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