SACRAMENTO — A Sacramento man was arrested Friday on suspicion of sending threatening letters and online complaints to several agencies and organizations, including FOX40.
The criminal complaint accuses Owens of sending 50 letters and online complaints to law enforcement agencies, individuals and organizations between February 2018 and March 2019. The letters allegedly threatened the lives of police officers, government officials, employees, homosexuals, a pastor and “white people.”Darnell Ray Owens, 32, was arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento. He has been charged with mailing threatening communications, as well as a hoax involving white powder that was sent through the mail.
On Oct. 24, 2018, a letter naming several employees and threatening their lives was sent to FOX40 News in Sacramento.