PD: Man threatened to blow up house after fight

Don Cornelius Newby (Photo provided by the City of Suffolk)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A 35-year-old man was arrested after police say he threatened to bomb a Suffolk house over the weekend.

Diana Klink with the City of Suffolk said officers were called to a home on North Broad Street around 3 a.m. Sunday about someone threatening to blow up a house. Klink said officers found the suspect, Don Cornelius Newby.

According to Klink, Newby had made the threats following a verbal and physical altercation that had supposedly happened a few days prior.

Newby was arrested on two counts of threats to bomb or damage a building.

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