- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

DENVER (AP) - A 33-year-old Colorado Springs man was arrested after the FBI said he posted online threats calling for the killing of current and former police officers in Colorado.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Jeremiah M. Perez was arrested Monday and is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 29.

Prosecutors say Google contacted the FBI on Wednesday to report what company officials perceived as a threat. The FBI traced the threat to a computer in Colorado Springs.

“SINCE DARREN WILSON our group has killed 6 retired sheriffs and cops……because of this event we will hunt two more in colorado this week,” the threat said. Protests erupted across the country after 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in August.

Perez is facing a charge of transmitting a threat in interstate and foreign commerce.



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