Man threatens Obama, Mall of America
A 20-year-old Colorado man surrendered after being indicted of threatening to kill President Obama and blowing up the Mall of America through e-mails, Thursday.
Timothy Ryan Gutierrez of Cortez, Colo. sent an e-mail to the FBI writing â€śI'm going to assassinate the new president of the United States of America. PS you have 48 hours to stop it from happening,â€? according to StarTribune.
Another e-mail was sent regarding the Mall of America in which Gutierrez wrote â€śI have rigged 40 pounds of C4, He and my favorite, TNT, to 7 cars outside the Mall of America,â€? according to Fox 9.
The FBI investigated the threats immediately and Gutierrez was held without bail at FBIâ€™s office in Durango. (StarTribune)
Gutierrez is charged with one count each of â€śtransmission in interstate commerce of threatsâ€? and â€śtransmission of threats in interstate commerce to use explosives,â€? according to Fox 9.