LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — Lee County deputies arrested Joseph Devolliere, 27, of Lehigh Acres, after he text several FedEx employees that he was planning a mass shooting at the Fort Myers facility.
The texts were sent Nov. 11, which prompted a sheriff’s office investigation. Detectives discovered that Devolliere had been terminated for inappropriate behavior, including sexual harassment of a minor and another incident where he slashed a table with a boxcutter.
Detectives also found that Devolliere had previously made several reported threats in the Fort Lauderdale area, some involving the use of a firearm.
Deputies executed a search warrant on Devolliere’s home and vehicle where they located a firearm and ammunition.
Devolliere faces charges of Intimidation (send written threat conduct mass shooting).
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