Florida woman charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris

Florida woman charged for allegedly threatening to kill Kamala Harris
Vice President Kamala Harris. Source: Getty Images
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Daily US Times: A woman from Florida’s Miami has been charged for allegedly threatening to kill the Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris.

US media reported it citing a criminal complaint filled in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

The criminal complaint said: “Niviane Petit Phelps knowingly and willfully made threats to kill and inflict bodily harm upon the Vice President of the United States in violation of Title 18, United States Code Section 871,” from February 13 through February 18.

Special Agent David Ballenger was notified on March 3 about a threat to kill the US Vice President, according to the complaint. The threats were sent by Phelps to her incarcerated spouse in Wakulla Correctional Institution via JPay. JPay is a computer application that allows for sharing of media between incarcerated and non-incarcerated people.

A Secret Service special agent assigned to the case obtained the photographs and videos that were sent by Phelps to her spouse, which contains threatening message to the VP.

The complaint reads: “The videos (that are of relevance to this investigation) generally depict Phelps complaining and speaking angrily to the camera about her hatred for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, among others.””However, in these videos, Phelps also made statements about killing Vice President Harris,” it added.

“Phelps stated in one video: ‘Kamala Harris you are going to die. Your days are numbered already,” according to the complaint.

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