Head Of Pot Legalization Group Arrested For Threatening Lawmaker


The State Capitol Police Department arrested the Vice President of NORML CT for emailing threats to State Senator Toni Boucher.

Dominic Vita, 28, Somers, was charged with Disorderly Conduct in connection with an an email that contained threatening and alarming statements pertaining Boucher who represents the 26th District.

Police said Vita, who is vice president of NORML, a group that advocates for the reform of marijuana laws, made statements in a profanity laced email to the effect of, "I'm getting ready to go postal" and also referenced a specific act of violence directed at Senator Boucher.

Vita was arrested Friday in Enfield, Connecticut. He was released on a $1000.00 bond and is scheduled to appear for arraignment in Hartford Superior Court on May 11, 2009.

Vita appeared on Fox 61's The Real Story last month. You can view that video on this page.

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