Police have arrested an Anne Arundel County Fire Department civilian employee after he made threats of mass violence to other employees at the department's headquarters.

At approximately 12:00PM officers say they responded to the building for a reported threat of mass violence made by a civilian employee.

Officials say the suspect, Jordan Brent Hartlove, 24, of Denton, Maryland, allegedly made detailed statements to other Fire Department employees threatening to use a gun to harm people.

An arrest warrant was issued for threats of mass violence and the suspect was peacefully taken into custody by an allied agency out of the county, police say.

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