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San Miguel County man arrested on charge of threatening investigators with explosives – Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado 2022-05-24 12:29:53 –

Telluride, Colorado — A 39-year-old man from Norwood, San Miguel County, was arrested and charged with explosive threats, according to the Colorado Federal Lawyer’s Office.

According to the law firm, an investigator at the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office contacted Brian Randolph Cornwell while considering a case of fentanyl overdose. After that, Cornwell was allegedly excited and sent a threat to one of the investigators via text message.

He first appeared in federal court at Grand Junction on Monday. According to the law firm, the detention hearing is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon and the preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 6.

If convicted, he will be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $ 250,000 fine.

The Sheriff’s Office is working with the FBI on this investigation.

Norwood is about 30 miles northwest of Telluride.

No other details were available as of Tuesday morning.



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