UPDATE: GJPD Says Death Threat Against Salazar "Unfounded"

By: Tim Ciesco Email
By: Tim Ciesco Email

After an investigation into reports that local man made death threats against Congressman John Salazar, the Grand Junction Police Department says it has determined those claims are unfounded.

Police officials say that investigation started after officers took a report from a member of local group that supports the President's health care plan during a rally that took place in downtown Grand Junction August 24. They say that person complained a man protesting the President's health care plan was harassing the group and made comments about killing Salazar.

Salazar's office tells 11 News it received that report from police Thursday.

His staff says they became concerned after they saw a man in the Congressman's Grand Junction office Thursday afternoon, who matched a photo of the suspect also given to them by police.


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  • by Cnation Location: NC on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:23 PM
    Once again, a false allegation against an Obamacare opponent by the liberal left. To MIZ: America is quickly learning who is 'crazed' and who isn't, which is why support for Obamacare and Obama himself are dropping like a stone. -Cnation
  • by Jerry Location: Arkansas on Sep 1, 2009 at 07:52 PM
    miz, the people who are crazed, according to this story are the ones who brought the false charges. If you want to give yourself a gift, fine. Just don't force it out of my hand by the power of the legislature to get it.
  • by miz Location: florida on Aug 30, 2009 at 03:30 PM
    These people are just crazed...... Be careful everyone! Health care is a great gift we should give ourselves...... What a decent step to take.... Call your congressmen and senators to support health care!!!
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