Glen Cove man Julian Velasquez arrested for allegedly threatening police officer on Facebook

A Glen Cove man is under arrest for allegedly threatening a police officer on Facebook. Police say Julian Velasquez threatened the officer after he was

Police say Julian Velasquez threatened the officer after he was pulled over for having no insurance.

Police say Julian Velasquez threatened the officer after he was pulled over for having no insurance. (2/27/14)

GLEN COVE - A Glen Cove man is under arrest for allegedly threatening a police officer on Facebook.

Glen Cove police say Julian Velasquez, 19, was pulled over last month for having no insurance. His car was then impounded. 

Two days later, Velasquez allegedly found the police officer who pulled him over on Facebook and sent him two threatening messages.

Velasquez was arrested Wednesday.

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