Canadian teen arrested for threatening Sheriff Arpaio - New York News

Canadian teen arrested for threatening Sheriff Arpaio

Posted: Updated:
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sheriff Joe Arpaio

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a teenager has been arrested in Canada for allegedly threatening Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his family for the second time.

Sheriff's officials say the 16-year-old boy was taken into custody Tuesday night by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Alberta.

The teen's name wasn't immediately released.

Canadian investigators questioned the teen in July after he allegedly threatened to bomb Arpaio's house and "murder you and your whole family."

Sheriff's officials say another threat was received Sunday in which the juvenile claimed to be in Phoenix and allegedly planning to burn down Arpaio's home.

According to MCSO, his threat read:

Greetings, Sheri Joe. It's been a while since I last emailed you. I really hate you.
I hate you so much that I've decided enough is enough. You deliberately ruin peoples lives, and embarrass the inmates that you confine. Tonight however, it is you that will be confined... for life. I am stationed at an undisclosed location in Phoenix.  Within the next 5 hours I am going to open fire and destroy you, your house, your "security deputies" and your ugly as hell wife. Still think I'm a "lowlife who doesn't have the guts to confront you?" I'm not scared of you, the RCMP or your pathetic Special Response Team. You will never be heard from again. Your body will simply "vanish."
I highly advise you to take this threat seriously and stop me. Your life depends on it. I will continue this until I am put in jail. But that will never happen. Heh Heh.

The 81-year-old Arpaio is serving his sixth consecutive term as sheriff of Arizona's most populous county.

America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff is known for jailing inmates in tents and making prisoners wear pink underwear.

Related stories

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press modified.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Deep split in Port Authority over unfinished WTC tower

    Deep split in Port Authority over unfinished WTC tower

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:03:40 GMT
    Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed a deep split Wednesday over the agency's role in effecting the completion of the long-delayed 3 World Trade Center project, with some commissioners lauding the effort and others expressing grave concerns. The discussion at the monthly board meeting offered a rare glimpse into the negotiations that have been going on behind the scenes in recent months.
    Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed a deep split Wednesday over the agency's role in effecting the completion of the long-delayed 3 World Trade Center project, with some commissioners lauding the effort and others expressing grave concerns. The discussion at the monthly board meeting offered a rare glimpse into the negotiations that have been going on behind the scenes in recent months.
  • God's Love We Deliver virtual bake sale for birthday cakes

    God's Love We Deliver virtual bake sale for birthday cakes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:36:46 GMT
    God's Love We Deliver provides meals to people in the New York City area who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves. Clients also receive birthday cards that are decorated by local school students. Sometimes a cake is the only birthday gift that God's Love's clients will receive.
    God's Love We Deliver provides meals to people in the New York City area who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves. Clients also receive birthday cards that are decorated by local school students. Sometimes a cake is the only birthday gift that God's Love's clients will receive.
  • Success Academy students waiting for word on new locations

    Success Academy students waiting for word on new locations

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:58:48 GMT
    The mayor's office is saying one thing. The charter schools another. It is a lot of he said, she said. The bottom line is that right now the future of three charter schools is still unclear. Jennifer Duran is afraid because she doesn't know where her two children are going to school next year. Both kids attend success academy Harlem 4, one of three charter schools that still does not have a set location. The other two charters are Success Academy Jamaica in Queens and Success Academy City Hall.
    The mayor's office is saying one thing. The charter schools another. It is a lot of he said, she said. The bottom line is that right now the future of three charter schools is still unclear. Jennifer Duran is afraid because she doesn't know where her two children are going to school next year. Both kids attend success academy Harlem 4, one of three charter schools that still does not have a set location. The other two charters are Success Academy Jamaica in Queens and Success Academy City Hall.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices