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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 30, 2019

Statements of the United States Attorney and the FBI Special Agent in Charge on the Arrest and Charging of a Grand Junction Man for Making Threats to Kidnap and Murder Women

"Above everything else, our most important job is keeping Coloradans safe," said United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn.  "Threats to the public always need to be taken seriously.  We commend the quick thinking and fast work of the FBI and our federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, who make responding to potential threats a top priority."

"The arrest in this case highlights the success that can be obtained when federal, state, and local agencies combine resources to pursue potential threats to our community," said FBI Denver Special Agent in Charge Dean Phillips. "We extend our gratitude to our law enforcement partners and the U.S. Attorney's Office for working together to quickly address this matter."

The defendant in this case is charged by a criminal complaint.  The charge in the complaint is an allegation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. 

CASE NO.             19-mj-198

 

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Updated August 30, 2019