PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) – A South Florida woman is behind bars after allegedly threatening violence to Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state’s two U.S. senators.
According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Karen Jones posted on Twitter that she was going to shoot the governor as well as Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Rick Scott.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 6,323 New Cases, 74 Deaths Reported On Saturday
The arrest report states she wrote, “DeSantis, Rick Scott and Marco Rubio are looting my state. Imma shoot them.”READ MORE: Annual Florida Keys Seven-Mile Bridge Run Staged With Coronavirus Protocols
When detectives questioned her about it, she told them it was only a “joke.”
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Jones was charged with three counts of written threats to kill or do bodily harm.