SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA) – A man has been arrested in Washington state for allegedly threatening conservative social media personality and radio host Ben Shapiro, police said Wednesday.

Police took a report from a man they did not immediately identify as Shapiro and turned over the investigation to the FBI, which made the arrest, according to LAPD Media Relations Officer Jeff Lee.

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The suspect made “extremely serious” threats against Shapiro and his family, according to the TMZ report, which Shapiro later confirmed.

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“Thanks to local and federal law enforcement for their quick and hard work here,” Shapiro said.

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Shapiro is the editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire, a politically conservative website based in Sherman Oaks.