A New York man was arrested Friday for allegedly making death threats against Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar blasts Trump's comment about accepting foreign campaign dirt as 'un-American' Omar blasts Trump's comment about accepting foreign campaign dirt as 'un-American' Hillicon Valley: Hacker group targeted electric grid | House Democrats press CBP over facial recognition program | Senators offer bill to protect health data | Groups file FCC complaint over carriers' use of location data MORE (D-Minn.).

Federal officials announced that Patrick Carlineo was in custody for threatening to assault and murder Omar, according to the Elmira Star-Gazette.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brett A. Harvey, who is prosecuting the case, said authorities arrested Carlineo on Friday for a phone call he made last month to Omar’s office.

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Carlineo reportedly said to a staff member during the call, "Do you work for the Muslim Brotherhood? Why are you working for her? She's a f---ing terrorist. I’ll put a bullet in her f---ing skull."

Omar’s office reported the call to U.S. Capitol Police, who investigated the incident along with the FBI. Omar is one of the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. 

Carlineo reportedly left a name and phone number with the staff member who answered the call, and authorities were able to track the phone number to his address.

When authorities questioned Carlineo at his home last week, he told them he loves President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment MORE and hates radical Muslims in government, according to a criminal complaint filed against him.

The New York resident made an appearance in court Friday and is being held until a detention hearing on Wednesday.

If found guilty, Carlineo could face up to 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.