BOCA RATON, FL — A 59-year-old Boca Raton girl faces federal prison prices for making an interstate communication threatening to kill FBI brokers, in response to a information launch from the Department of Justice.
The Palm Beach County resident, Suzanne Kaye, was arrested Friday.
The FBI acquired a tip on Jan. 16 that Kaye posted to her Facebook web page, “ANGRY Patriot Hippie,” that she participated within the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol constructing riot, the DOJ stated.
When brokers referred to as her Jan. 28 to interview her about touring to Washington, D.C. the day of the riot, Kaye requested if that they had proof she had been there and denied making the journey, the DOJ stated. She instructed the brokers that she knew of others who had been there, although. She additionally agreed to talk with the FBI and supplied her present tackle.
Several days later, on Jan. 31 round 10:38 p.m., Kaye shared a profanity-laden video to her Facebook web page the place she threatened to shoot FBI brokers in the event that they got here to her home, the DOJ stated. Though the video has been faraway from Facebook, it will probably nonetheless be seen on her TikTok and Instagram pages.
She begins the video by saying, “Friends, I’m here to let you know I need a drink,” and he or she swigs from a bottle of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, a cinnamon-flavored whiskey, all through her rant.
In the video, Kaye shares with viewers that she not too long ago acquired a name from the FBI relating to her current go to to Washington, D.C.
“I told them, ‘Bro, I ain’t gonna talk to you unless I have counsel, and being that I can’t afford counsel right now, you’re gonna have to arrest me so I can exercise my rights to counsel,” she stated. “‘And being that you don’t even know where I live and you have to ask me, I ain’t talking to you either.’”
Kaye added, “I’m an American. I know my f—— rights. My First Amendment right to free speech. My Second Amendment right to carry a gun, to shoot your f—— a— if you come to my house. So, f— you. F— you following me. I don’t f—— care. I’m glad you know who I am, motherf—–.”
She made her preliminary look earlier than a federal decide in West Palm Beach. A bond listening to is scheduled for Wednesday.