CIA receives email about Wisconsin man allegedly building bomb

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(ROME) WAOW – The Rome Police Department says the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Police told them an individual was threatening violence through the use of a bomb.

Police say CIA Police agents received the threat in an email.

According to press release, the message stated a bomb had been built and would be used to kill a Wisconsin Rapids resident.

The email was traced to the residence where Chad E. Wawrzyniak, 33, lives. Police went to the residence and took Wawrzyniak into custody once he arrived in a vehicle.

The release says Wawrzyniak told officers he had built a bomb and stored it in a shed on his property. Police say a device was recovered from the property by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Bomb squad.

The incident remains under investigation.

Stay with News 9 for any updates.

Ally Peters

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