REPORT: Arkansas man arrested for making death threats against CNN anchor

BY TEAM DML / NOVEMBER 8, 2018 /

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MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – A 39-year-old Arkansas man was arrested on election day after he allegedly made more than 40 calls to CNN headquarters, some of which included death threats against CNN anchor Don Lemon.

Benjamin Craig Matthews of Mountain Home faces five felony counts of terroristic threatening, nine misdemeanor counts of harassing communications and four misdemeanor counts of second-degree terroristic threatening. He was being held in the Baxter County jail in lieu of a $15,000 bond.

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Authorities in Atlanta say the calls to CNN began on Oct. 31. Matthews allegedly made three calls to the network that day. In one of the calls, Matthews reportedly threatened to beat up Lemon. During another that day, Matthews was reportedly verbally abusive with an operator.

Matthews is accused of calling the network the next day six times in the span of 23 minutes. During one of the calls Matthews reportedly asked to be directed to Lemon’s “dead body hanging from a tree.”

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7 Comments

  1. Shirley Blanchard November 8th, 2018 at 1:56 pm

    Really? But Tucker Carlson gets no published police report or arrest made with listed charges…crickets!

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  2. Ivette November 8th, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    These Antifa people need to be arrested. Something needs to be done! It’s outrageous that Maxine Waters wasn’t arrested for leading the charge to incite violence!

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  3. mj November 8th, 2018 at 2:14 pm

    hmmm looks like maybe he needs a go fund me page set up for him too lol

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  4. mj November 8th, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    what about tucker carlson’s family? they need security and protection from antifa and antifa needs to be prosecuted or is it only republicans that get prosecuted

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  5. Cathy Stocz November 8th, 2018 at 2:28 pm

    Alas it seem perfectly fine to arrest the man who made threats to CNN but not ok to arrest Atifa mugs who threaten Tucker Carlson’s family.

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  6. RudeDude November 8th, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Probably is one of DONNIE boy’s X- lover’s. He’s racist against whites, but he loves taking that white booty from them, you sick bastard. 😎🇺🇸🇺🇸

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  7. Audrey November 8th, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    Well isnt the pos Lemon freak the one that said white men are a danger to America ?? Way to start some shot lemon for your big racists mouth ” Nobody to blame but himself…..Lemon is a candy ass bet he cried all the way home

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