Police: Joliet Man Threatened To Kill Social Security Staff

JOLIET, Ill. (STMW) — A 65-year-old man upset with reductions to his benefits allegedly threatened to kill employees at the Social Security Administration this week.

The Department of Homeland Security took Frank Logan’s reported threats seriously enough to have local police obtain a warrant for Logan’s arrest, Joliet Cmdr. Brian Benton said.

“We were contacted by a DHS agent who said Logan has called the office in Wilkes Barre, Pa., when he was unhappy his check was reduced and became irate at the answers he received,” Benton said.

Employees notified DHS and because of Logan’s criminal history, the federal agent asked Joliet police to pursue the case.

On Friday, Det. Paul Rodriguez obtained an arrest warrant against Logan with a $100,000 bond. Logan is being sought for harassment by telephone, a class 4 felony that can carry a one- to three-year prison sentence and $25,000 fine.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • Afro

    You got to be kidding me! This is fuking crazy, now what are they going to come after me for calling them crazy fukn morons? The FEDS? a 65 year old man blowing off steam! People look at the tyranny of the Government!

  • Afro

    I received a letter that I was on the FBI watch list because I threatened cut CIPS electric wires from my house with an ax and go with alternate means of electricity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Afro

      The reason was because I was trying to pay my bill and the only method was to mail it there were no drop sites and they wouldn’t accept payment at the CIPS office I had no stamps and was wheelchair bound and they didn’t take payments over the phone back then

  • S. Morris

    It’s one thing to “let off steam”, but it’s another to threaten others with physical harm (killing them). We’re living in a dangerous day and age; nobody’s taking any chances on bloodshed.

    • Afro

      Even if what you say makes sense why bother the Feds with this when the local sherrif could take care of it? the Feds don’t need to micro manage. beside it’s all an over reaction just like your post. Government in our home is no solution.

      • asmith

        Agree with you completely. Janet Napolitano (the system doesn’t work) has turned Homeland Security into harassment of law abiding citizens, from airport patdowns of children by tsa molesters and now this.
        They can’t catch a terror ist , it’s American citizens who are doing the job for them so they resort to this to make their stats look like ‘ the system worked.

        it’s bull.

    • THEE Yard Ape

      AND yet the feds won’t allow racial profiling of muslims, mexicans, etc. !!!!! Not taking ANY chances, right??

      The TSA shakes down elderly women, and let’s the dune coons walk right through because of this BS PC environment we are forced to live in !!!!!

  • Border Agent69

    Instead of cutting the benefit’s of AMERICAN seniors that paid into SOCIAL SECURITY and are now collecting alone. Why don’t they leave them alone and go cut off all the free handouts to the ILLEGAL immigrants and have the so called GOVERNMENT take a cut once in awhile.

    • THEE Yard Ape

      BRAVO !!!!!!!!

      btw – Can you blame the guy for ” became irate at the answers he received,” Poor guy dealing with typical SEIU (or some other worthless, minority dominated union) morons !!!!!!!

      • Afro

        Ya got that right YA and u2 Border the government needs to cut the illegals benefit package and leave our own seniors alone. Hell maybe they would have a little left over to put towards our National debt.

      • Afro

        Federal Government officials need to stay out of it and let local authorities handle it. Hell soon we won’t need an elected Sheriff

  • Pattismithrocks

    Social Security employees enforce the law and are consequently subjected top death threats from an ex-convict and most of the folks responding to this piece of news seem to think that its OK to threaten to kill them. This idiot should go straight to jail. Racists like The Yard Ape are what’s wrong with this country – not federal employees who are delivering services to seniors and disabled people.

    • Afro


      Now what right do you have calling Yard Ape a racist like that? It’s attitudes like yours that start turmoil among peaceful individuals voicing their view on the article.

  • Ezequiel

    John shloud move to Wisconsin where any dealership would honor that tie. Good work buddy any dealership that aligns themselves with such a poor team doesn’t deserves good sales people.

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