According to federal prosecutors and a recently released criminal complaint, federal investigators detained a lady on Monday in the Chicago region on suspicion that she threatened to shoot former President Donald Trump and his son Barron in emails.
The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago reports that Tracy Marie Fiorenza, 41, was detained on Monday morning on a charge of communicating threats to kill or injure.
This month, the case was filed in the United States. Southern Florida District Court, although it wasn’t opened until this week. “I’m going to say that I’m going to shoot Donald Trump Sr., and whenever I have the chance, I’ll look Barron Trump in the face!”, Fiorenza allegedly stated in an email sent to the head of a school in the Palm Beach, Florida, region on May 21.
Palm Beach serves as Donald Trump’s primary residence. A similar email purportedly written by Fiorenza on June 5 threatened to “slam a bullet” into Barron Trump “with his father in self-defense!”, states the affidavit provided by a U.S. Agent of the Secret Service.
The charging documents make no mention of the headmaster or the institution where the emails are said to have been sent. It was unclear at first if Fiorenza had a lawyer who could speak for her.
Fiorenza was scheduled to appear in court for the first time in Chicago on Monday. He might then be moved to Florida’s district court to defend himself.
On June 14, agents questioned Fiorenza at the agency’s Chicago field; during the encounter, she was allegedly provided copies of the emails.
According to the affidavit, Fiorenza resides in the southwest Chicago neighborhood of Plainfield, Illinois.