VTA worker arrested on suspicion of threatening gun violence

SAN JOSE – Authorities on Friday arrested a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee on suspicion of making “threats of gun violence” at his jobsite.

The incident was reported around 7:50 a.m. at the VTA Chaboya Division Yard in the 2200 block of South 10th Street in San Jose, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Cian Jackson said in a news release.

Jackson said deputies confirmed the worker made threats of gun violence in the presence of other employees.

The worker was arrested and booked into Santa Clara County Jail on criminal threats charges, Jackson said.

Jackson declined to say whether the worker made specific threats or possessed any

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