Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Prominent Louisiana Mayor
One man is locked up today suspected of making serious threats against New Orleans Mayor Mayor LaToya Cantrell.
49-year-old John Dorian is accused of sending emails to Cantrell claiming he wanted to lynch her. He is accused of threatening an elected official.
Police believe Dorian made threats against the mayor at least twice. He is also suspected of making threatening phone calls to the mayor's office.
One of his email sent back in August says “It’s time for you to answer for your crimes,” His message adds: “When it comes for your lynching I’ll be the first one in line to pull that lever.”