Rape threats or "grape" threats? Bizarre arrest of high school student, alleged Hitler lover

Categories: Colorado Crimes

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This week, Mitchell Kusick, a student at Grand Junction's Colorado Mesa University, was busted for allegedly threatening to kill President Barack Obama and trick or treaters. And now, an unnamed high school student in Junction has been cuffed for threats of his own involving rape (or, according to him, "grape"), murder and, yes, Halloween-related attacks. See the bizarre affidavit below.

According to the report, a representative of the Mesa County Sheriff's Office was called to Grand Junction Central High School on November 9 in regard to possible threats made a couple of days earlier. There, she spoke to an unnamed student, who shared the twisted details of a conversation she had with the suspect during a sixth-hour literacy class when, conveniently, the teacher was out of the classroom.

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Grand Junction Central High School.
At that time, the student said, the suspect told her he was going to wait outside her house so that he could rape her -- after which he would impale her and put her corpse on top of his house to scare the neighborhood children, against whom he appeared to have a beef as well. He reportedly told her that on Halloween, he'd wanted to burn trick or treaters with acid and then stab them while their parents watched them die.

The deputy subsequently had a separate chat with another student, who shared similarly disturbing claims said to have been made by the suspect. For instance, he allegedly said he wanted to rape all the girls in class and cut them into pieces; expressed an interest in raping children, too; complained that the human race wasn't intelligent enough for him; and had started proclaiming "Long live Hitler" after the class took up the subject of the Holocaust.

More assertions from a third student: The suspect allegedly said that when he grows up, he's going to "rape little girls in his basement and be a murderer as a side job." And while he claimed he'd been joking the next day, student three recalls him following with the line, "Maybe it's not a joke. You guys are lucky you are still alive."

A fourth student heard additional dark statements, including the suspect's announcement that he would be the next ruler of the world and would control it by force. Plus, after he told one girl, "I'm going to rape you," he allegedly grabbed his nipples and began licking his lips.

And what did the suspect have to say for himself?

Continue for more about the arrest of the Grand Junction Central High School student, including the arrest affidavit.


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