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Employee, 29, arrested after threatening to ‘shoot this “expletive” up’ at Michigan Blake Farms

Michigan Blake Farms employee, 29, ‘threatened to shoot up his workplace after he was asked to perform a work task’

  • Michigan State Police Metro North troopers responded to the Blake Farms at 17985 Armada Center Road in Armada on Wednesday
  • They learned that Jonathan Keck, 29, was upset when asked to perform a work task at his job 
  • He is said to have left the room, muttering to himself ‘one day I am going to shoot this “expletive” up’
  • The man is said to have made more threats towards customers 
  • Keck was arrested and booked at the Macomb County Jail
  • He was arraigned at the Romeo District Court and charged with one count of making terrorist threats

Jonathan Keck, 29, is said to have gotten upset when asked to perform a work task at the Blake Farms in Armada

A Michigan man has been detained after he made terrorist threats while at work, according to local authorities. 

Michigan State Police Metro North troopers responded to the Blake Farms at 17985 Armada Center Road in Armada on Wednesday after getting reports that a employee was making threats.   

Jonathan Keck, 29, is said to have gotten upset when asked to perform a work task at his job, according to police on Twitter

The St. Clair Shores native left the room and is said to have muttered to himself ‘one day I am going to shoot this “expletive” up,’ according to a witness at the company. 

Troopers contacted the man at his home, where he reportedly made more threats towards customers of his workplace. 

Keck was arrested and booked at the Macomb County Jail. He was arraigned at the Romeo District Court and charged with one count of making terrorist threats.

The St. Clair Shores native left the room and is said to have muttered to himself 'one day I am going to shoot this "expletive" up,' according to a witness at the company

The St. Clair Shores native left the room and is said to have muttered to himself ‘one day I am going to shoot this “expletive” up,’ according to a witness at the company

If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison. Keck’s bond was set at $100,000. 

Blake Farms released a statement on Facebook stating that maintaining safety and the well-being of visitors and staff is thier first priority. 

‘While we have never experienced anything like this in our 73 years of business, our organization takes any threat seriously, so we immediately put our safety plan into action and now feel like we can get back to the business of serving our customers and providing them with the first-class experience and service that Blake’s is known for in the community,’ they added.

‘This issue was contained outside of our property with the immediate and swift support of the authorities as soon as we learned about it. We welcome our valued customers to enjoy our property as usual.’

Keck was arrested and booked at the Macomb County Jail. He was arraigned at the Romeo District Court and charged with one count of making terrorist threats

Keck was arrested and booked at the Macomb County Jail. He was arraigned at the Romeo District Court and charged with one count of making terrorist threats 

Blake Farms released a statement on Facebook stating that maintaining safety and the well-being of visitors and staff is there first priority

Blake Farms released a statement on Facebook stating that maintaining safety and the well-being of visitors and staff is there first priority

 

 



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