Man accused of threatening airport employees faces felony charges

Felony charges were filed Thursday against 52-year-old Virginia resident Vincent Muccio after he was arrested at the Duluth International Airport on January 31st after he allegedly made threats of violence to several Duluth airport employees.

In the criminal complaint filed by the Saint Louis county district attorney’s office, Muccio is charged with three felony counts of allegedly violating MN statute 609.713.1, which involves threatening violence with the intent to terrorize and cause a serious public inconvenience.

Statements made by Muccio to the police upon arrest claimed that he was only kidding. Implying that his statements were merely a joke taken out of context.