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Boston Firefighter Arrested For Threatening To Kill City Police Officer

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Boston firefighter Michael Costello. (Photo from Boston Herald)

Boston firefighter Michael Costello. (Photo from Boston Herald)

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BOSTON (CBS) – Prosecutors say a Boston firefighter threatened to kill a city police officer.

Tuesday, investigators say Michael Costello violated a restraining order taken out by the officer.

When they went to arrest him, he reportedly told them he was going to kill the man.

WBZ-TV’s Jonathan Elias reports

The officer who heard the threat, says Costello seemed agitated and made a reference to a  location the victim frequents.

Costello faces several charges including making threats to kill. He was held on $1,000 bail.

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