BREAKING: Florida police arrest white supremacist for allegedly threatening shooting at Walmart

AUGUST 12, 2019

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Florida police said they arrested a man Monday who allegedly warned people to stay away from Walmart next week and that he would be getting back his AR-15 gun.

Richard Clayton, 26, was arrested after allegedly posting the threat on Facebook, the Florida Department of Law announced Saturday.

The article goes on to state the following:

Investigators said Clayton “appears to believe in the white supremacist ideology” and said he had a history of posting threats on Facebook with fictitious accounts.

In the following Facebook post, the FDLE stated:

FDLE agents arrested Richard D. Clayton, 26, of Winter Park for written threats to kill or do bodily harm after a joint investigation by FDLE, FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force and Winter Park Police Department.

The investigation began on August 6 after Clayton made a threat on Facebook saying, “3 more days of probation left then I get my AR-15 back. Don’t go to Walmart next week.”

Investigators say Clayton appears to believe in the white supremacist ideology and has a history of posting threats on Facebook using fictitious accounts.

Law enforcement has zero tolerance for threats being made and will utilize the full force of the Joint Terrorism Task Force to ensure the public’s safety. “If You See Something, Say Something®” Call 855-FLA-SAFE or 911 to report suspicious activity.

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