Police investigate threatening note sent to Sen. Dean Heller

Cheryl Sanders
July 17, 2017

Police were called to Heller's office, where they found the note, after a burglary alarm was triggered.

Dean Heller's southwest Las Vegas office. Dean Heller and a threatening note addressed to the senator was left behind, according to The Hill.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirms there was an entry made to the offices located at 8930 W. Sunset which is the location of Sen. But the agency said it took a report for the crime of "threatening or obscene letters or writing". Therefore, the content of the note was not disclosed by police.

CNN reached out to Heller's office for comment Monday morning, but a spokesperson referred CNN to local police.

Megan Taylor, a spokeswoman for Heller, confirmed the break-in to The Washington Post but said she could not comment because of an ongoing investigation.

Widely seen as a potential dissenting voice on Senate Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill, Heller has faced constituent pressure in recent weeks to block the bill from receiving a vote in the Senate.

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