A Clinton man indicted by a grand jury this week is accused of threatening three judges, authorities said.
The indictment was announced Friday by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. An investigation by TBI special agents led to the indictment, a press release said.
The investigation started in November 2016 at the request of Seventh District Attorney General Dave Clark, the TBI said.
“TBI special agents began investigating threats made against three Anderson County judges,” the press release said. “The investigation revealed that Ronald Jennings Taylor, 52, wrote letters and mailed them to numerous individuals. In the letters, Taylor threatened to harm the judges.”
On Tuesday, the Anderson County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Taylor with one count of retaliation for past action, the press release said.
“Today, he was served in the Anderson County Jail, where he was already being held on unrelated charges,” the TBI said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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