CHAMPAIGN – A man has been arrested after being accused of making terrorist threats, including sending hundreds of emails to Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen.
Michael Miller, 54 of Savory, was arrested Monday on a count of making a terrorist threat.
According to Champaign Police, Miller allegedly sent hundreds of emails to the mayor, including several email threats. In one he made a threat to commit a mass shooting in Champaign near ”First and Green Streets” just blocks away from the University of Illinois campus.
Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Ritz said Miller made threats to commit a mass shooting in Champaign, specifically near First and Green referencing “a handful of folk he would personally want to murder,” on July 24th.
A week after the email, a warrant for Miller’s Arrest was issued Monday, Champaign police report discovering three ghost gun kits and materials to make 9mm ammunition.
Miller is being held on $1 Million bond.