A Miami-Dade County, Fla. resident on Tuesday threatened to shoot county officials if they took his house, according to the Miami Herald.
“My constitution gives me the right to shoot every one of you,” Jose Fernandez said during a county commission meeting. “Shoot ’em!”
Two sergeants-at-arms then removed Fernandez from the meeting and arrested him.
The Miami-Dade Police Department charged him with 13 felonies and a misdemeanor. He was charged with threatening to harm public servants — 12 county commissioners and Mayor Carlos Gimenez.
Fernandez was the first public speaker at the Tuesday meeting. He arrived in an anti-Agenda 21 tee-shirt. Agenda 21 is a United Nations action plan to encourage cities to promote sustainable development. It has developed into a conspiracy theory that the UN is trying to confiscate homes and collectivize land.
According to the Herald, a judge ruled in 2011 that the home Fernandez claimed as his address at the meeting owed the county $316,000 in restitution. The house will be sold in a foreclosure auction this month.
Fernandez lives in a rural part of Miami-Dade that has been fighting the state’s environmental agency over wetlands violations, according to the Herald.
“You confiscated my land already,” Fernandez said at the meeting. “Now you want my house.”
“I came here to tell you in public, if you sell my house, then bleep is going to hit the fan,” he continued.
He then accused the county commission of being corrupt before threatening to shoot them.
“I dare you to sell my house. You have become tyrants. You have become a corrupted government. You have destroyed my family. And hundreds of families,” he said.
Watch the video via the Miami Herald: