A man from Burr Ridge is accused of sending threatening emails to the president and owner of the
Emanuel Kuvakos, 56, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with three counts of misdemeanor harassment by electronic means, police said.
Kuvakos sent “a number’’ of emails to Blackhawks CEO John McDonough and to
On Saturday, he sent them another email stating that he would keep the Blackhawks from winning the
While being interviewed by authorities, he claimed he also sent a message to Rocky Wirtz, the Blackhawks owner, saying that if he ever saw Wirtz, he would beat him, according to the police report.
Kuvakos, whose nickname is “Mike,” said during a telephone interview with
Kuvakos denied the messages he sent accused officials of stealing his championship-winning ideas and claimed the police arrested him because of what “he knows’’ about the Blackhawks.
"Police wouldn't be responding if I wasn't as important as I'm telling you,'' he said.
Shortly before hanging up on a reporter, he said he was becoming suspicious and asked if the interview was "set up" by the Chicago Police.