An Indiana man has been arrested and charged after he wrote about his want to shoot President Donald Trump.
It was on March 28 when 20-year-old Steffon Gonzalez stated on Fb that he was “standing exterior the president’s location with a bullet ‘chambered’ to ‘blow his head off,’” Fox 59 reported.
Gonzalez has been charged with two counts of threats towards the president and one rely of obstruction of justice, The Chicago Tribune reported.
In accordance with the indictment, Gonzalez posted March 28 on Fb “that he was standing exterior with a rifle ‘able to kill’ the president.” Gonzalez additionally posted “that he was standing exterior the president’s location with a bullet ‘chambered’ to ‘blow his head off,’” the indictment states.
Gonzalez made the put up March 28, the day that Trump attended a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., in line with courtroom data.
The obstruction of justice cost stems from Gonzalez trying “to destroy and conceal” his Fb account because the Secret Service investigated threats towards the president, in line with the indictment.
After receiving a tip concerning the risk, the Secret Service requested help from Hobart police as regulation enforcement went to Gonzalez’s residence within the 3800 block of Parker Road, in line with an affidavit.
“(Gonzalez) was suggested he was below arrest for threatening the federal government, and he instantly said he didn’t put something on Fb, and his account apparently was hacked,” the affidavit stated.
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“Gonzalez denied making any threats to the president,” the affidavit stated. He “maintained his innocence” and “swore on his son’s life and his ‘older Grandma’s’ grave he was telling the reality.”
Indiana man accused of posting @realDonaldTrump threats on Fb https://t.co/V6IllESbYl
The indictment says 20-year-old Steffon Gonzalez posted on March 28 that he was “standing exterior the president’s location with a bullet ‘chambered’ to ‘blow his head off.'” pic.twitter.com/9vzt2MHZDJ
— Native 12/WKRC-TV (@Native12) April 20, 2019
Steffon Gonzalez, Of Hobart, Indicted For Threats In opposition to President Trump https://t.co/x2B4dtKmBf pic.twitter.com/2AJ0lNRc2a
— CBS Chicago (@cbschicago) April 19, 2019
Steffon Gonzalez made the threats towards the President on Fb on March 28, the identical day President Trump was in Grand Rapids for a marketing campaign rally. https://t.co/vSsaXJUkt1
— Meghan Anne Bunchman (@MeghanBunchman) April 19, 2019
Steffon Gonzalez posted on March 28 that he was “standing exterior the president’s location with a bullet ‘chambered.’ Trump had a rally that day in Grand Rapids, Michigan.https://t.co/NjR2INJ3hI
— WTWO Information (@wtwonews) April 19, 2019
The indictment says 20-year-Steffon Gonzalez posted on March 28 that he deliberate to shoot President Trump at a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich.https://t.co/QZxbhFUbTU
— South Bend Tribune (@SBTribune) April 19, 2019
— ω๏๏∂y (@CurrentSocials) April 19, 2019
— Aaron Homer (@AaronHomer1) April 19, 2019
The indictment says 20-year-old Steffon Gonzalez posted the risk on March 28, the identical day Trump had a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan. https://t.co/0qU0s7SeCQ
— IndyStar (@indystar) April 20, 2019
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