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Verdun man charged with death threat against Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante

Verdun man charged with death threat against Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante
Verdun man charged with death threat against Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante
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A Verdun resident was arrested by Montreal police and charged over the weekend with threatening Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante by email. 

Published on: January 16, 2018 | Last Updated: January 16, 2018 10:11 AM EST

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante delivers her administration's first budget Jan. 10, 2018.

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante delivers her administration's first budget Jan. 10, 2018. John Mahoney / Montreal Gazette

A Verdun resident was arrested by the Montreal police and was charged over the weekend with threatening Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante by email. 

Claude Meilleur, 63, faces one charge of uttering a threat to “cause the death or bodily harm” to Plante. The alleged threat was made on Jan.11. 

Montreal police spokesperson Constable Jean-Pierre Brabant confirmed that an arrest was made in connection with a threat made to the mayor and that a suspect was arrested and charged.

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