A 39-year-old nurse in US’ Florida has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris, in response to media studies on Saturday.
Niviane Petit Phelps was arrested following an investigation by the US Secret Service, CNN reported.
Kamala Harris, 56, is the primary girl, the primary Black American, and the primary South Asian American to be elected because the Vice President of the United States of America.
Phelps knowingly and willfully made threats to kill and inflict bodily hurt upon the Vice President of the United States from February 13 by way of February 18, in response to a prison grievance filed within the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Phelps, who has labored for Jackson Health System since 2001, faces prices of threats towards Harris, nbcmiami.com reported.
The grievance stated Phelps had despatched movies to her husband, who’s imprisoned, by way of JPay, a pc utility that permits households to attach with prisoners.
“The videos generally depict Phelps complaining and speaking angrily to the camera about her hatred for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, among others,” learn the grievance. “However, in these videos, Phelps also made statements about killing Vice President Harris.”
In one of many movies, Phelps acknowledged: “Kamala Harris you are going to die. Your days are numbered already”, added the grievance.
In one other video on February 18, Phelps acknowledged, “I’m going to the gun range… I swear to God, today is your day, you’re gonna die. 50 days from today, mark this day down.”
Phelps expressed how she believes Kamala Harris not truly “Black” and the way throughout inauguration she disrespectfully put her hand on her clutch purse as an alternative of the Bible.
The grievance stated investigators additionally discovered a photograph that confirmed Phelps at a taking pictures vary, holding a pistol and smiling subsequent to a goal with bullet holes.
She additionally utilized for a hid weapons allow in February, the grievance stated.
On March 3, the Secret Service and detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department went to Phelps’ residence to interview her, however she refused to talk with them on the time, in response to the grievance.
On March 6, a Secret Service agent went to talk with Phelps at her house. According to the grievance, Phelps stated, “She was angry at the time about Kamala Harris becoming Vice President but that she is ‘over it now’.”
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