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Westport Man Charged With Making Threats On Facebook

Giuseppe A. Boccanfuso has been charged with violating a protective order, according to Westport police.
Giuseppe A. Boccanfuso has been charged with violating a protective order, according to Westport police. Photo Credit: Westport Police Department

WESTPORT, Conn. -- A Westport man was charged Thursday with threatening someone on social media back in January, according to police.

The victim told police that Giuseppe A. Boccanfuso, 30, threatened her on Facebook, police said.

The victim showed the responding officers the posts, one of which said, “watch your six," according to police. The military phrase means "watch your back." Police were then able to obatian an arrest warrant.

An officer spotted Boccanfuso driving a gray Jeep on Thursday and was aware of the active arrest warrant. The vehicle was stopped and Boccanfuso was identified by his Connecticut driver's license, police said.

He was taken into custody and charged with criminal violation of a protective order. Bond was set at $10,000 which Boccanfuso posted. His court date is Friday in Norwalk.

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