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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Targeted in Swatting Incident on Christmas

Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene has reported yet another “swatting” incident targeting her residence in Georgia on Christmas. Local police have confirmed the occurrence of the incident.

Congresswoman Greene’s Disturbing Experience

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Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican representing Georgia, shared her distressing encounter with a swatting incident on Monday. This marks the eighth such occurrence she has faced.

False Threat from Rome, New York

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Major Rodney Bailey of the Rome, Georgia, police department revealed that an individual based in Rome, New York, placed a call to the suicide hotline, falsely claiming to have shot his girlfriend at Greene’s Georgia address, and threatened to take his own life.

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Police Response and Security Team Decision

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Upon receiving this alarming call, the police contacted Greene’s local security liaison to notify her team about the situation.

False Alarm

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After assessing the circumstances, Greene’s security team concluded that a police response to her home was unnecessary, leading to the cancellation of the intended police action.

Appreciation for Local Police

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Marjorie Taylor Greene expressed her gratitude to the local police force, acknowledging their professionalism and resilience in handling such incidents.

She emphasized the importance of her family’s celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ during this time.

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Greene’s Post on X

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Greene wrote in a post, “My local police are the GREATEST and shouldn’t have to deal with this. I appreciate them so much and my family and I are in joyous spirits celebrating the birth of our savior Jesus Christ!”

Understanding Swatting

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“Swatting” is a harmful practice where an individual makes a false report of a crime in progress, with the intent of luring law enforcement to a specific location.

Repeat Target of Swatting

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This incident is not the first time Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has fallen victim to swatting.

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False Shooting Reports

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In the past, false reports of shootings near her home, situated approximately 70 miles northwest of Atlanta, led to police responses, ultimately determining these reports to be false.

Congressional Representation

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Marjorie Taylor Greene represents Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, encompassing the northwestern part of the state, including the cities of Rome, Dalton, and Calhoun.

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