Enid Resident Threatened Multiple Government Officials in the United States


Tyler Jay Marshall from Enid allegedly threatened to murder a United States official and was charged with one count of interstate transmission of threatening communications.

The Oklahoman reports that on May 15, the FBI received info that he had made multiple posts on X threatening to murder government officials and their families. The personnel threatened included Gov. Kevin Stitt, Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, U. S. Senator Ted Cruz, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. One of the things he said online was “Can’t wait to murder your family. See you soon.”

On May 19, FBI agents arrested Marshall at an Enid house where he was renting a room. District Judge David L. Russel noted Marshall’s prior military service and he didn’t have intentions to carry out the threats.

The judge sentenced Marshall to 1 year in prison and ordered three years probation after his sentence.

Original story here.