Fountain woman accused of making clinic threats

Posted at 12:42 AM, Dec 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-10 02:42:28-05

Police have arrested a Fountain woman accused of threatening Republicans during a phone call to Planned Parenthood.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reports 54-year-old Fern Delise was arrested after investigators say she called the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood on Tuesday and was redirected to the Denver office. The Colorado Springs office was closed after a shooting there killed three people and wounded nine others the day after Thanksgiving.

Delise allegedly said during the call, "It is tempting to walk into a Republican Party meeting ... and just start shooting people."

Fountain Police Chief Chris Heberer says, "With everything that has happened in our county and our nation, we're not going to tolerate that."

A phone number for Delise has been disconnected. She was arrested on a charge of menacing.


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