Man who despatched life-threatening messages to Rep. Matt Gaetz faces federal indictment
A person accused of barking loss of life threats at Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., over the telephone earlier this yr was nabbed final week on a federal indictment, in keeping with court docket information.
Prosecutors say that on Jan. 9 — three days after the Capitol siege — Eugene Huelsman known as Gaetz’s workplace telephone to menace the lawmaker. “Tell [M.G.] to watch his back, tell him to watch his children,” Huelsman allegedly seethed into the receiver, in keeping with the indictment.
“I’m coming for him, he’s gonna f—king die…I’m gonna f—king kill him…Watch your back, I’m coming for you. I’m gonna put a bullet in you and I’m gonna put a bullet in one of your f—king kids too,” the person allegedly snarled.
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Gaetz confirmed that he was the sufferer recognized within the indictment as M.G. The congressman advised Fox Digital that he turned over the recorded voicemail to Capitol Police.
Huelsman was indicted in May within the Northern District of Florida on one felony depend of creating a menace to injure the individual of one other — however his whereabouts have been unknown on the time. A choose sealed the indictment till authorities tracked down Huelsman in California and apprehended him, court docket information state.
Huelsman is scheduled to make his preliminary look in Pensacola federal court docket Oct. 29.
“I’m glad that prosecutors in the Northern District of Florida take death threats against me and my family seriously,” Gaetz stated. “I wish that were an ethic across the DOJ enterprise.”
Huelsman’s lawyer couldn’t instantly be recognized.
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