ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A man is in federal custody after allegedly threatening to blow up the Albuquerque FBI building by placing an explosive inside a burrito.
Investigators say 50-year-old Brian DeMarco made two threats on federal buildings from the Super 8 motel off of Coors Boulevard.
A federal affidavit says DeMarco first called an FBI phone line in West Virginia on Tuesday night saying he was going to send a burrito bomb to the Albuquerque FBI field office.
That was followed by a phone call the next morning to a Denver Department of Homeland Security office, saying he would blow up the Albuquerque Social Security office at 10 a.m. using a timer-detonated device.
The offices were evacuated but no explosives were found.
Federal agents traced the call to the Super 8 Motel where they caught up with DeMarco.
Investigators say he told them he was angry at the U.S. Government because he believed it had "placed a tracking device inside his head" in addition to "beaming photons into his head."
He also told them he has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder.
DeMarco was detained and charged with making threats and creating a hoax.
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