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Man arrested after alleged threat at bar

NORCROSS -- Police say they drove a Norcross man home from a bar in the wee hours of Tuesday morning -- only to have him return to the scene, punch two bar goers in the face and declare he was going to blow up the restaurant, a threat that was recorded on a witness' 911 call.

According to police, officers responded to Confetti's Bar and Grill on Spalding Drive, where the owner asked them to remove 33-year-old Ramon Acosta for "causing trouble."

After Acosta reportedly told the responding officer that he was "drunk and had a very large bar tab," the officer gave him a ride home "so he would not drive his vehicle."

Just after 3 a.m., police were called to Confetti's again. Upon arrival, the same officer discovered it was another Acosta-related complaint.

Acosta had come back to the bar to "retrieve his car," only to end up punching two victims before being restrained by several witnesses, police said.

It was then that he allegedly stated he would "blow up the building with everyone inside," a threat incidentally recorded on one witness' call to police.

Acosta was arrested on charges of making terroristic threats (a felony), two counts of battery and criminal trespass.

He was released from Gwinnett County jail on bond Tuesday.