Muncie man accused of threatening police on Facebook

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A Muncie man is accused of posting threatening comments toward police officers in the city on Facebook, including the police chief.

The Star Press reports the 30-year-old suspect was preliminary charged with intimidation of a law enforcement officer and resisting law enforcement.

An affidavit says Muncie Police Chief Steve Stewart was included in the suspect’s threats. According to the affidavit, the suspect wrote he wanted 30 seconds with Stewart with “no cameras.”

Police say investigators went to arrest the suspect Tuesday, and that he resisted and fought with officers.

The suspect has pending charges of resisting law enforcement, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia that were filed against him in November. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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