Delta Junction man arrested for death threats against Murkowski, Sullivan


 A Delta Junction man was arrested Monday in Fairbanks for making threats of grave bodily harm against Alaska’s two U.S. senators.

The charging documents were filed on Oct. 1, 2021, and have now been unsealed, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Anchorage.

According to the affidavit filed, Jay Allen Johnson, 65, left a voicemail message on Sept. 2 at the Washington D.C. office of a U.S. Senator containing several threats, including a threat to “burn” the Senator’s properties.

The investigation revealed that the call originated in Delta Junction from a cellular telephone number linked to Johnson.

Johnson registered to vote in Alaska in 2019 and

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