Indianapolis man accused of threatening to blow up Marion County 911 center, police say

Anthony C. Talley arrested Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis man has been charged with threatening to blow up the Marion County 911 center "like they did in Boston," police said.

A man called 911 twice Sunday, threatening to blow up the 911 center and harm police, investigators said.

"Send them (the police) to my house. I will kill all of them. I hate the police," the man told 911 dispatchers, police said. "Unrelease my number, or I'm going to come down there and blow that [expletive] up, like they did in Boston."

Investigators tracked the calls and identified the man as Anthony C. Talley, 54. When they went to his home in the 2900 block of North Delaware Street, Talley was uncooperative and resisted arrest, police said.

Talley has been formally charged with one count of intimidation, a D felony, and one count of resisting law enforcement, an A misdemeanor.

Police said they also found the cellphone used the make the phone calls.

"We have zero-tolerance for threats of this nature. This incident proves that if someone makes a call like this, we will find them and arrest them. I'm very proud of the sheriff's office investigators who moved swiftly to ensure the safety of our public safety officers and telecommunicators," Marion County Sheriff John Layton said in a news release.

Talley is set to appear in court Wednesday.

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