Joe Arpaio Threat Suspect Has A Bit of A History Dealing With Law Enforcement

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Clifton Dawayne Brooks
According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the gentleman pictured above is 35-year-old Clifton Dawayne Brooks -- the guy the sheriff's office says "threatened to kill" Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Arpaio and the FBI announced yesterday that the FBI's Portland, Oregon office raided the house Brooks was living in, after it was discovered he was allegedly running a website that glorified killing cops, along with a photo of Arpaio with the words "You're Next, Joe -- watch your back, bitch!" directly above it.

Brooks wasn't arrested Monday when the FBI rolled through, but he has been arrested at least three times, and has been on the receiving end of a Taser blast from cops in the Portland area that was covered by local media.

Brooks was convicted in 2001 of making a bomb threat online, which counts as a federal crime, and has also been arrested on charges criminal mischief and interfering with a peace officer.

Then the feds rolled through his house on a warrant Monday to seize evidence, and the only detail we got about what was inside the home was what Arpaio called "strange items pinned on the wall."

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Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
Clifton Dawayne Brooks after one of his previous arrests.
Agents evacuated the house after agents found what they thought was a bomb, but it ended up being some sort of "prop."

Even after the raid, Brooks is apparently still taking to the Internet, as he posted on his Facebook page today that the "Fucking goddamn pigs stole my art portfolio," and informed his friends about the FBI's visit to his place Monday.

He's also posted his feelings about the Westboro Baptist Church on Facebook, twice saying someone should "blow their goddamned church up."

What was allegedly Brooks' website has since been removed by Google's blog service, and Brooks has yet to be charged with any crime in the Arpaio matter.

Arpaio said yesterday the threat was something that "comes with the territory," and added he was happy "in one way" that the threat was made against him, since he was not the least bit pleased with a website dedicated to glorify killing cops.


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Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

I hope the guy didn't make the threat thinking that the MCSO shurf is some kind of cop, really. He's nothing more than an elected official. While I don't condone threats or violence I also don't condone the MCSO shurf parading around presenting himself as a professional law enforcement officer. He's not even P.O.S.T. certified. Just an elected official. Like mayor, or perhaps animal control officer. Not much really...

About the strange things hanging on the wall... I would bet that most folks would think that the shurf's adult undergarments hanging on the line drying outside might also be 'strange'. It's a matter of perspective, I suppose.

Triple-6 Gun Mane
Triple-6 Gun Mane

That hand sign is a gesture for the Devil. Such hand signs are well known and commonly used in the underground extreme rap genre known as "Devil Shyt".  I myself am a big fan of the underground. Here is a sample of the underground, my song, check it out:

Krucifix Klan Killa:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

You aren't a cop either, if you were to use the logic your presenting.  I guess being a retired cop is meaningless.

Gerry_C
Gerry_C

 But you don't see a county animal control officer getting involved in the nation's problems like OSB does.  They actually stay home and do their job.  Nothing like the old fart.

Another threat, another yawn.  Not even a blip on the radar; comes from crying wolf all the time.

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