Sheriff Confirms FBI Probe Into Standoff

Published on May 09, 2014 at 10:23AM

(Las Vegas, NV) — Sheriff Doug Gillespie has confirmed the FBI has opened a criminal investigation into last month’s confrontation between armed supporters of Cliven Bundy and law enforcement officials. Gillespie tells the “Review-Journal” the FBI is looking into allegations of threats and assaults on officers, and says, quote, “there has to be accountability for what took place on April 12th.” The FBI has not yet commented on the investigation.