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Police: Westport Man Threatened To Murder Multiple People Online

Westport resident Jonathan Wismer is accused of threatening to kill multiple people online.
Westport resident Jonathan Wismer is accused of threatening to kill multiple people online. Photo Credit: Contributed: Westport Police Department

WESTPORT, Conn. — A 25-year-old Westport man was arrested Monday in connection with death threats made on a social media networking website called MeetMe.com, police said.

Jonathan Wismer, of Charcoal Hill Road, is accused of posting a threatening message on the website that referenced killing multiple people with a “long weapon,” police said. Westport police were contacted by MeetMe.com administrators regarding the message at about 9 a.m. Monday, police said.

The message originated from Wismer’s MeetMe.com profile early Monday, police said. Previous violent posts Wismer allegedly posted had already been deleted by the website, police said.

A search warrant was later executed at Wismer’s home, and no weapons were found, police said.

Wismer was charged with second-degree threatening. He was released after posting $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear at Norwalk Superior Court on Aug. 22.

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