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St. Pete man arrested for threatening former job told deputies he would 'turn it into a bloodbath'

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Posted at 3:32 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 15:40:37-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A St. Petersburg man is facing charges for making online threats against his former job, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

Dorian Golej, 31, told deputies after his arrest that he would have turned Raytheon Corporation, "into a bloodbath."

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Golej was fired from the company on March 21, after the completion of an internal investigation related to creating a hostile work environment, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies were alerted to Golej after he sent multiple emails to his attorney between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Monday. In the emails he said, "No choice but to contemplate killing. I probably would have slaughtered everything one day, I think about it every day," according to the sheriff's office.

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His attorney immediately notified Raytheon upon seeing the emails. Deputies responded to the company around 9:30 a.m. the same day.

Raytheon placed the facility on lock down while deputies did a threat assessment. When the facility was deemed safe, deputies went to Golej's home.

Initially, Golej refused to come out despite numerous attempts by deputies. The sheriff's office says he eventually came out voluntarily and was taken into custody.

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While in custody, Golej admitted to emailing the threats to his attorney and told deputies, "I feel like killing him, I would have slaughtered that place, turn it into a bloodbath."

He was charged with threatening communications or threats of mass shooting. He was also baker acted and a risk protection order was completed, the sheriff's office says.

The sheriff's office wants to remind the public to report any suspicious activity to law enforcement immediately, and they will investigate.