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A 74-year-old man on Long Island was charged Monday with allegedly sending threats by mail to “assault, shoot and bomb” members of the LGBTQ + community and affiliated organizations, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. Robert Fehring is accused of sending at least 60 threatening letters to Pride event organizers and other groups over an eight-year period.
In a May 20 letter cited in the indictment documents, Fehring allegedly warned that if the 2021 New York City Pride March went as planned, “there will be radio control devices placed in numerous strategic locations and power of fire directed at you from other strategic locations. ”
“This will make the 2016 Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting look like child’s play,” he allegedly added.
In a June 9 letter, he warned an LGBTQ + organizer that “they better be ready to meet their end” if they were attending an event in East Meadow, New York, adding that it is “a great place to download a high powered rifle bullet from a distance, “the court documents allege.
In a letter addressed to the same person on June 25, he allegedly said that he was “disappointed” that he could not kill him.
“[We] were there, you … GHOST !!! They couldn’t shoot you, slipping around the backstage like a snake,” he wrote, according to the documents. “Very disappointed. But your time has come … They are ready to KILL you … and your boyfriend. They are watching you.”
Arrested and Charged
On November 18, police executed a search warrant at Fehring’s home in Bayport, New York, where they recovered more than 100 rounds of ammunition, two loaded shotguns, two stun guns, and a “sealed envelope addressed to an attorney. affiliated with LGBTQ + “with the remains of a dead bird, the documents said.
“As alleged, the defendant’s hateful invective and threats of violence directed at members of the LGBTQ + community have no place in our society and will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law,” said US Attorney Breon Peace in a statement. “This Office is firmly committed to protecting the civil rights of all members of all communities in this district, including the LGBTQ + community and other minority communities.”