Via press release from the Justice Department:
Manuel Flores, age 42 of El Paso, faces a federal charge of posting a threatening communication over the Internet, announced U.S. Attorney John F. Bash and FBI Special Agent in Charge Luis M. Quesada, El Paso Division.
On Monday, FBI agents arrested Flores in Dallas based on a federal criminal complaint filed in El Paso. According to the criminal complaint, Flores recorded and uploaded a video to YouTube entitled “[N*****] Lives Matter” in which he made threatening comments to Black Lives Matter protestors.
During the video, the defendant is seated visible only from the knees down with what appears to be an AR-15 style rifle resting on the defendant’s feet. Flores stated that he would be traveling on I-20 Eastbound through Dallas on Monday while daring individuals representing Black Lives Matter to “stop him.”
Flores further stated that “my dream is at least take out at least 200 [N******].” Flores is charged with one count of transmitting threatening communications. Upon conviction, he faces up to five years in federal prison.