LOGAN — Cache County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 44-year-old man who they say threated to kill his girlfriend, law enforcement and a judge. Antonio F. Munguia (pronounced moon yuh) was booked Wednesday into the Cache County Jail, where he is temporarily being held pending arraignment in 1st District Court.

According to an arrest report, sheriff’s deputies received text messages allegedly sent to Munguia’s girlfriend. In them he threatened to kill her and others.

In the texts, Munguia wrote he wanted to stab someone that would then end in a gun fight. He explained that he would kill his girlfriend’s lawyer first, followed by a judge, and then every cop that comes close until he ran out of bullets, the report stated.

Deputies suspect Munguia was referring to individual involved in his child custody case in Ogden. No one was specifically identified in the threats.

Munguia was questioned by investigators Wednesday. He allegedly admitted to sending the messages, stating he was frustrated and wouldn’t carry out the threats.

Deputies served a warrant to Munguia’s residence. Several firearms and marijuana was found and taken as evidence.

According to jail records, Munguia was booked on suspicion of threating a judge, possession of a firearm by a restricted person, possession of a controlled substance and obstruction of justice.

Individuals arrested and charged in complaints are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in court.


will@cvradio.com





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