Steve July 8, 2022

Source: Reuters (Reuters) – Colorado state police arrested a man accused of threatening the state’s top election official, court records showed on Friday, the first such detention since authorities began strengthening laws on election-related threats last year. Kirk Wertz, 52, was arrested on Wednesday night and placed in Denver’s jail, the records show. He faces a felony charge of “retaliation” against an elected official. On the morning of June 30,

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