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Man arrested for posting Arpaio death threat on Facebook

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Ignacio Carbajal Ignacio Carbajal
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Scottsdale man who posted on Facebook his intention to kill Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Deputies served a search warrant on the Scottsdale home of 42-year-old Ignacio Carbajal Monday night. He allegedly told deputies he wanted to kill the sheriff because of his stance on illegal immigration.

In his post, authorities say Carbajal made reference to Joe Arpaio by name and then stated, in part, "He should see the color of his skin and where he comes from... stupid [expletive]... let's kill him. I will kill him for free. I am going to Arizona to kill that [expletive]."

At the time of the post, Carbajal was in Mexico visiting relatives. He is an American citizen.

The sheriff has received a number of death threats over the years, some of them resulting in arrests.

Carbajal was booked into jail on charges of threatening and intimidating. His computer was seized as evidence.

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