SAINT PAUL, Va. -

A Southwest Virginia man is facing charges tonight after police say he threatened a police officer.

According to police in Saint Paul, Virginia, 38-year-old Michael Dale Carico is facing charges of harassing phone calls to emergency personnel and threats over a telephone.

Investigators say he called 911 three times over a period of five days, threatening to kill a Saint Paul police officer. U.S. Marshals and the Russell County Sheriff's office helped track the calls to Carico.

He's in jail without bond.