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Sandy Hook ‘Truther’ Pleads for Mercy, Says Harassing Calls to Grieving School Officials Were ‘Just Words’

A Connecticut man who believes that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings were a government staged conspiracy has been arrested for repeatedly harassing staffers at the school.

On Tuesday, police arrested 30-year-old Timothy Rogalski after he made numerous threatening phone calls to the school where 26 children and adults were killed.

Rogalski is reportedly a Sandy Hook “truther” – conspiracy theorists who believe that the 2012 killings weren’t carried out by Adam Lanza but actually a hoax staged by the government to disarm Americans to pave the way for a socialist world government. Or something.

The arrest came after Rogalski left four threatening messages on the school’s answering machine.

The calls began when Rogalski pretended to be a father who wanted to enroll his child in the school.

“I just wanted to make sure that there was going to be no fake shooting on the day that I enrolled him,” Rogalski told the school, according to court records. “I just wanted to clarify that he wouldn’t get shot by a fake Adam Lanza.”

Rogalski also asked for Kaitlin Roig, a teacher who survived the attack, to be his son’s teacher and left a message for principal Dawn Hochsprung, who was killed in the attack.

When he saw a judge on Wednesday, however, Rogalski insisted he was “just talking.”

“I know I may have offended people,” Rogalski told the judge. “But they were words, and I made no threats. I wasn’t going to do anything.”

Rogalski is being held on $50,000 bond and is charged with harassment.

Watch the full report, courtesy of WFSB:

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  • 2Smart2bGOP

    Can’t wait to hear other deniers scream about how his freedom of speech is being violated. What about the rights of the survivors and the school staff to grieve in peace?

  • lowellhighmom

    So these morons think that Sandy Hook was staged so that the government could come take their guns?
    But in reality, who has benefited most from this shooting? The NRA, right?
    I’m beginning to wonder if they staged it.
    JS

  • Robert J Bartley

    Some people are really to stupid to exist.

  • DallasJim

    What is the right punishment for this? Jail is over the top. A fine, even a large one, isn’t enough. Something that could change his outlook on life would be preferable. Maybe he could spend some time in an emergency room…