Washington man arrested for alleged threats against conservative radio host Ben Shapiro

A 27-year-old man is behind bars Wednesday after being accused of threatening conservative radio host and blogger Ben Shapiro.

The man was not immediately identified but was arrested during a traffic stop in the state of Washington where he lives, according to the FBI who made the arrest after being contacted by Los Angeles police.

Police took a report from a radio host it did not name and handed the matter over to the FBI, according to LAPD.

The man is being held at the Federal Detention Center SeaTac facing charges for making criminal threats. He is due to appear in federal court in Seattle.