Arpaio receives another Internet death threat

Arpaio receives another Internet death threat

Arpaio receives another Internet death threat

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by Sarah Blais

azfamily.com

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 19 at 11:56 AM

PHOENIX -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has received yet another death threat.

An arrest warrant was issued Monday for Caesar David Nunez, 22, of Culver City, Calif.

He tweeted on April 24: "I want to personally blow Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's head off."

According to sheriff's deputies, Nunez admitted to the threat, saying he was motivated to write it because of the illegal immigration rhetoric surrounding Arpaio.

Last month, a bomb was mailed to Arpaio, but was intercepted by postal workers in Flagstaff. The federal investigation for this case is continuing.

Earlier this year, Scottsdale and Mexico resident Ignacio Carbajal was arrested for a similar threat posted to Facebook, saying "[Arpaio] should see the color of his skin and where he comes from... stupid [expletive]... let's kill him. I will kill him for free. I am going to Arizona to kill that [expletive]."

Last year, Tennessee resident Adam Eugene Cox was arrested for a death threat made on his personal blog.

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