Nessel Charges 2 for Threats Made to Public Officials
Attorney General Dana Nessel is charging two men for making threats against Michigan lawmakers in the weeks leading up to and following the 2020 election.
Daniel Thompson of Harrison is charged with three counts of malicious use of a phone.
Nessel’s office says Thompson made threatening comments in messages and during phone calls with Senator Debbie Stabenow and Representative Elissa Slotkin.
Thompson said he was angry about the outcome of the election and warned of violence and death.
Clinton Stewart of Georgia is charged with one count of malicious use of a phone.
The attorney general’s office says Stewart left a threatening message for Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens.