One other 4chan consumer has been arrested for allegedly threatening a crusading Florida sheriff—who famous that this suspect, just like the final one, nonetheless lives together with his mom.
Tyler Meyer, 30, was picked up on Friday in San Diego and charged with making a written risk to kill or injure. He might be extradited from California.
“See you in sunny Florida,” Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood posted on Fb with a mugshot of the shaggy suspect.
His arrest got here only a few days after Chitwood greeted one other 4chan commenter, Richard Golden, on the airport when he was extradited from New Jersey for allegedly making related threats.
Chitwood has turn into a goal of what he calls “keyboard commandos” for talking out loudly and continuously towards white supremacists who’ve infiltrated his county.
“It’s too dangerous Mike Chitwood isn’t secure now that I’m planning to kill him,” Meyer allegedly wrote on a 4chan board labeled “Politically Incorrect,” in accordance with the sheriff.
“I’m going to shoot Mike Chitwood. I’m going to kill him by taking pictures him to demise.”
The FBI alerted Chitwood to the risk and traced it to Meyer, who ultimately admitted writing it, he mentioned. Weapons and ammunition had been seized from his dwelling when the San Diego Police confirmed up.