Breaking – One in custody after threats made against PA Senator Doug Mastriano

WARNING: Some content in this story may be disturbing. Discretion is advised.

22 June 2024- News Talk 1037FM has been made aware of threats against Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano made initially on social media that may be leading to charges against the man responsible.

Reports were made to Pennsylvania State Police and other departments of potential threats against the life of Senator Mastriano early on Friday, 21 June 2024, which were made through the Facebook page by the name of “Rich Little”. Screenshots with redactions of some of those posts are below.

Additionally, a video was posted to the same social media page threatening that “you motherf****rs think there ain’t gonna be blood”. The disturbing video continues, alluding to more harm connected to people that “Rich Little” deems necessary.

Franklin County DA Brink confirmed to NEWS TALK 1037FM the individual, as displayed in the social media posts, is identified as “Rich Little” and in now in custody. Mastriano’s staffers were sent home for the day with protective escorts due to the threats.

As of time of publication, no charges have been filed in Franklin County by PSP or any other law enforcement authority. Pennsylvania State Police have not responded for comment at this time.