Crime

Rape threats or "grape" threats? Bizarre arrest of high school student, alleged Hitler lover

This week, Mitchell Kusick, a student at Grand Junction's Colorado Mesa University, was busted for allegedly threatening to kill President Barack Obama and trick or treaters. And now, an unnamed high school student in Junction has been cuffed for threats of his own involving rape (or, according to him, "grape"), murder and, yes, Halloween-related attacks. See the bizarre affidavit below.
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