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FBI detains Kent man for threats to conservative writer Ben Shapiro

The FBI and Secret Service have detained a Kent man for threats against a conservative host.

The FBI and Secret Service have detained a Kent man for allegedly threatening Ben Shapiro, a conservative writer and editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire.

The Kent Police Department helped the FBI arrest the 27-year-old Kent man during a traffic stop. He faces charges related to serious threats against the California-based host. 

The suspect is being held at a federal detention center in SeaTac. His initial court appearance is scheduled for Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Federal Courthouse in Seattle.