According to TMZ, local and federal law enforcement cooperated to make the arrest, which came after Shapiro filed a report with the Los Angeles Police Department. Officials told TMZ that the alleged targeted Shapiro and his family.
On Thursday, Shapiro thanked the law enforcement officials on Twitter.
Thanks to local and federal law enforcement for their quick and hard work here. Stay safe out there, everyone! https://t.co/XHR4wpDo5c— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) May 1, 2019
“Stay safe out there, everyone!” Shapiro wrote.
Josh Nathan-Kazis is a staff writer for the Forward. He covers charities and politics, and writes investigations and longform.