Cheryl Allen Charged With Making Threats

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana woman who ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Congress last year was being held Saturday on charges she made threats against judges and other officials on her Facebook account.Morgan County Prosecutor Steve Sonnega &n…

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana woman who ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Congress last year was being held Saturday on charges she made threats against judges and other officials on her Facebook account.

Morgan County Prosecutor Steve Sonnega – who said he was among those targeted – said he decided to move quickly after discovering the threats in part due to last week’s shootings in Arizona that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killed six others.

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