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Threatening voicemail of shooting leads to arrest

A threatening voicemail left for the Detroit Skate Club at 888 Dension Court in Bloomfield Township led to one man’s arrest on Wednesday, April 26.


Bloomfield Township police were made aware of Benjamin Denning’s threatening voicemail on Tuesday, April 18. The voicemail consisted of the 38-year-old Pontiac resident stating that he would shoot people, including any police who responded, with an AR-15, according to police reprots.


The case was then forwarded to the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office.


On Tuesday, April 25, Denning was taken into custody by Bloomfield Township police after a one-count misdemeanor warrant for misuse of telecommunications services was issued. He was arraigned at the 48th District Court on Wednesday, April 26, where he was denied bond for his threats against the Detroit Skate Club, and issued a $300,000 cash bond for a previous warrant for malicious use of telecommunications services from October 2020, during which time there was an incident of inappropriate communications with court personnel at the 48th District Court. 


He is lodged in the Oakland County Jail.

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