UPS worker who threatened mass shooting had 20,000 rounds of ammunition, small arsenal, say police

A California UPS worker who threatened to carry out a mass shooting at his employer’s premises had multiple tactical rifles and 20,000 rounds of ammunition at his home when it was raided by police.

Thomas Andrews, 32, of Sunnyvale, California, was reported to police on March 1 for sending threatening text messages to his employer, saying that he was planning a mass shooting at the UPS facility in the city, according to a statement from the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.

Detectives who searched his home found over 20,000 rounds of handgun and rifle ammunition along with several high-capacity magazines, five tactical style rifles, a shotgun, three handguns and body armor.

Police said that several tactical backpacks containing ammunition were “staged” at the front door of Andrews’ home.

Andrews has been charged with making criminal threats, evading police, driving under the influence and multiple weapons violations.

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