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Augusta man arrested for terroristic threats

Saturday, March 1, 2014 9:11 PM
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Richmond County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Au­gusta man early Saturday after they say he threatened to kill President Obama.

Neil Franklin Wilson, 68, of Greene Street, faces a felony charge of terroristic threats and acts after he told a woman he was going to “shoot President Obama,” according to Richmond County jail records.

According to the police report, a woman contacted the Secret Service through a hotline after Wilson threatened to shoot the president and “shoot up a bus station.” Deputies detained Wilson at the Courtesy Motel at 605 15th St.

Wilson told deputies that he made the threats because the president “cut his check off,” the report states. Wilson said he was upset when he made the remarks and didn’t really want to harm Obama.

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fatherinevans
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fatherinevans 03/02/14 - 05:16 am
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WOW !! The RCSO will need to add more officers for these calls

I am sure this will be a common occurrence as more and more CHECKS get cut off. They will be very busy with these types of calls. Lol

KSL
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KSL 03/02/14 - 07:18 am
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If convicted, he won't be

If convicted, he won't be able to vote. Too bad he let his emotions get the better of him.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 03/02/14 - 07:26 am
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Do we have enough Police for Heated Speech.

While I understand why the RCSO had to look into it for the record.

But I am also wondering why while the guy and the woman were at a MOTEL (he lives on Green St.) She saw the need to be the Good Citizen to report him.

Is there more to this story that has not been released?
Weapons, plans, others?

Can we get the Witnesses Name and if she is a local?

Dixieman
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Dixieman 03/02/14 - 08:02 am
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DO NOT THREATEN THE PRESIDENT

Ever. What a really stupid idea. It is a serious Federal crime.
Leave him alone. He is dribbling off into irrelevance and needs no help in his pathetic path to self-destruction....
And "cut his cheek off"? Hmmmmm....

teaparty
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teaparty 03/02/14 - 08:13 am
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sounds like the cops are as
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sounds like the cops are as dumb as the woman and the man

soapy_725
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soapy_725 03/02/14 - 08:57 am
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Can't arrest illegals, but can do work for Secret Service. Hmmmm
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Can't arrest illegals, but can do work for Secret Service. Hmmmm

GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 03/02/14 - 09:57 am
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I wonder if he was referring

I wonder if he was referring to unemployment benefits. That's the only benefit that has been cut off recently (that I can think of).

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 03/02/14 - 10:47 am
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I certainly understand the

I certainly understand the gravity of threats to the POTUS, but gee whiz! Is every PO'd person spouting off subject to arrest?

happychimer
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happychimer 03/02/14 - 01:08 pm
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The Secret Service was

The Secret Service was contacted. I bet they and the sheriff dept. worked together on this. The man also threatened to shoot up a bus station. Of course this nutcase had to be reported. It is unlawful to threaten the life of the President of the USA. It is a federal offense.

KSL
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KSL 03/02/14 - 01:20 pm
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And it is a federal offense

And it is a federal offense that Holder is getting away with.

happychimer
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happychimer 03/02/14 - 01:38 pm
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KSL this is not about your

KSL this is not about your opinion of Holder.

jimmymac
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jimmymac 03/02/14 - 01:43 pm
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THOUGHT
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Man, think what you want but learn to keep your mouth shut!

Bizkit
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Bizkit 03/02/14 - 01:52 pm
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Oh the guy is just

Oh the guy is just misinformed-it isn't Obama's fault. No its Bush's fault and Fox news-they are the bad guys. Obama is a saint without a smidgeon of impropriety. Gosh that is like trying to talk with a mouthful of sand-I keep spitting it out.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 03/02/14 - 01:53 pm
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I bet they get a lot of calls

I bet they get a lot of calls from busy bodies pointing out ACES posters and editorials too-you know reconnaissance and identifying the enemy.

KSL
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KSL 03/02/14 - 03:23 pm
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Happy

Why do you not care what Holder is getting away with? Good people have died. This might be drunk is facing serious charges. But it is OK for the so called leaders of our country to get away with crimes against Americans.

KSL
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KSL 03/02/14 - 03:24 pm
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Happy

Why do you not care what Holder is getting away with? Good people have died. This might be drunk is facing serious charges. But it is OK for the so called leaders of our country to get away with crimes against Americans.

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 03/02/14 - 03:52 pm
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In other news

Whatched Bob Sheffer's "Face The Nation" today and two of the four guests did not hold back about the current Ukrainian situation!! These two agreed that Obama is yet again making threats to do something about Putian!! One of these guests even went so far as to ( speak-the-truth ) about how Putian, or any other so called "bad leaders" are not even taking Obama sirious any more!! I mean, Russia has got their troops at Ukrain's boarder, and all The Obama Administration can treaten is a long delayed economic santions! I AM NOT SUGGESTING YET ANOTHER WAR, but Obama has got to to something very fast, faster than just economic santions!! I believe that it is long past the time that we the people realize that we need to say, "May GOD be with us all!!" Just saying!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 03/02/14 - 03:52 pm
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In other news

Whatched Bob Sheffer's "Face The Nation" today and two of the four guests did not hold back about the current Ukrainian situation!! These two agreed that Obama is yet again making threats to do something about Putian!! One of these guests even went so far as to ( speak-the-truth ) about how Putian, or any other so called "bad leaders" are not even taking Obama sirious any more!! I mean, Russia has got their troops at Ukrain's boarder, and all The Obama Administration can treaten is a long delayed economic santions! I AM NOT SUGGESTING YET ANOTHER WAR, but Obama has got to to something very fast, faster than just economic santions!! I believe that it is long past the time that we the people realize that we need to say, "May GOD be with us all!!" Just saying!!

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 03/02/14 - 03:58 pm
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My sentiments
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rest in KSL's statement. obama and holder should be federally prosecuted.

happychimer
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happychimer 03/02/14 - 04:43 pm
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What if that man had followed

What if that man had followed through with his threat? How would y'all feel then? I guess you would celebrate. To me that is pathetic. no respect for life. now that is sad.

KSL
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KSL 03/02/14 - 08:33 pm
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Happy

Why do you not care what Holder is getting away with? Good people have died. This might be a drunk facing serious charges. But it is OK for the so called leaders of our country to get away with crimes against Americans.

You do realize it would be virtually impossible for this guy to carry out his threat, don't you?

oldredneckman96
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oldredneckman96 03/03/14 - 01:47 am
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Obama
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As much as I disagree with Obama on many of his policies, I thank god every day that thousands of nut jobs like this one are stopped before more people are hurt or killed. As an example, read the story of dozens of people who lived around the Boston Marithon bombers. Anyone of them could have prevented that event with what they knew and ignored.

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freeradical 03/03/14 - 05:46 am
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He should Have Written His Death Wish

Poor Guy .
If he had only written a literary work of art advocating the murder of the president , as was done with George Bush , he would be winning
all sorts of literary awards , and have multiple checks and congratulations rolling in from many well placed powerful people and political organizations .
When will we ever learn ?

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