SANFORD, Fla. (AP) -- March 12, 2012--
Authorities say a Florida man has been arrested for threatening the police chief who had been overseeing the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a neighborhood watch captain.
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says John Carnduff Stewart of Melbourne Beach emailed Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee on Friday, saying Lee and his family should be killed.
The sheriff's office says Stewart has sent threatening emails in the past, including threats to Penn State University assistant football coach Mike McQueary.
The sheriff's office says Stewart would be placed on electronic monitoring as a condition of his $10,000 bond.
Lee temporarily stepped down as chief amid national outrage over the investigation. The neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman, has not been charged in Trayvon Martin's death.