According to Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, her residence was’swatted’ early Wednesday morning, as reported yesterday.
Representative Greene represents Georgia’s 14th congressional district and resides in Rome.
The Trump loyalist hailed her local police agency in a tweet shortly before 9 a.m. and promised to offer further information as soon as possible.
‘Last night, I was swatted just after 1 am. I can’t express enough gratitude to my local law enforcement here in Rome, Floyd County. More details to come,’ Greene posted on Twitter.
Last night, I was swatted just after 1 am.
I can’t express enough gratitude to my local law enforcement here in Rome, Floyd County.
More details to come.
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) August 24, 2022
Greene’s office told reporters that her residence was the target of a ‘political assault.’
Someone fraudulently reported a murder at Greene’s residence and contacted the police, according to Greene.
The residence of Greene in Rome, Georgia was’swatted’ for the second time in a row on Thursday, according to authorities.
Greene posted again on Twitter.
Swatted again last night.
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) August 25, 2022
In the hoax phone, the caller threatened to shoot police if they arrived to the door, claiming that he had just shot and killed his family.
Swatting is when someone makes a bogus 911 call so that police officers and other first responders will rush their residence.
According to a police record acquired by DailyMail.com, cops responded to a possible suicide hotline call just before 3 a.m. on Thursday.
More on this story via The Republic Brief:
In response to the officers’ arrival, Greene herself answered the door, and they explained their purpose.
According to the police report, the caller identified himself as ‘Wayne Greene’ but ‘came in as though it was from a suicide crisis center but it was not through a phone, it was from an internet chat.’
“The person told officers that they ‘came out as transgender and claimed they shot the family’ and threatened that ‘if anyone tried to stop me from shooting myself, I will shoot them,’” The Daily Mail reported. CONTINUE READING…