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Mill Creek man arrested for threatening the governor

The Washington State Patrol arrested Shawn C. Rowland Tuesday evening at his home in Mill Creek for leaving a threatening voicemail message for the governor.


Last updated 4/29/2020 at 12:10pm

A Mill Creek man who threatened Gov. Jay Inslee's life, and the governor's staff, was arrested by the Washington State Patrol Tuesday evening. Shawn C. Rowland was arrested at his home in Mill Creek after an investigation into a threat sent to the governor and his staff in a voicemail message.

The voicemail was left with the Governor's Office of Constituent Services, and an investigation revealed Rowland was associated with the same number that had left the message. The same number had also been used in a threat made to the Virginia State Legislature in February.

The Washington State Patr...

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