Police questioned Jonathan Martin, do not believe his school is threatened

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Police questioned former Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin on Friday as he was seeking treatment at a hospital, and do not believe a chilling social media post from Martin represents a real threat to his high school.

Martin posted a picture of a gun, a message about getting revenge on bullies, and the names of his high school, the Miami Dolphins, two Dolphins teammates and two high school classmates. His high school closed for the day out of concern that it could be a threat about a school shooting.

“The individual believed to be responsible for the social media post is being detained, however he is not in police custody,” Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Tony Im told USA Today. “The investigation is continuing, but rest assured we believe there is no threat to any school in the LA area.”

Martin was reportedly at a Los Angeles-area hospital seeking treatment.

41 responses to “Police questioned Jonathan Martin, do not believe his school is threatened

  1. Everyone is piling on.
    The guy has issues, obviously… He needs help, and now he’s going to get it. The world isn’t perfect.

  2. If a school closed down because of his threats especially after last week he better see some jail time.

  3. “…but rest assured we believe there is no threat to any school in the LA area.”
    Good.Now if Jonathan would kindly leave Pouncey and Incognito the hell alone!

  4. After what happened in Florida with so many things being missed, they need to be sure. It’s really sad that a grown man would threaten a school. It sounds like he needs some serious help.

  5. If only the cops in Parkland had done their jobs. Martin obviously has mental health issues and making certain he is getting care when even the first type of “threat” like this is made is essential.

    If politicians are going to change the laws (or actually enforce them), this is one step that all sides can agree on.

    Good luck Jonathan and stay off Twitter.

  6. Guys with shotguns don’t scare me. It’s the nut jobs with the AK-47’s or AR-15’s that bother me. I’ve been a gun owner for 40 years. The US Constitution wasn’t written by a bunch of idiots. They wouldn’t have wanted every criminal in America to be running around with a machine gun. I’ve never known a serious hunter that thought it was a good idea to have a bunch a guys out in the woods with machine guns. The NRA is a much bigger threat to our nation’s security than all the foreign terrorists combined. I think we all know that. Why do we wait until our kid gets killed to figure it out? We’re not a very bright group, our we?

  7. Yeah, the guy’s pretty clearly got issues. But he also tried to destroy the reputations and careers of multiple people. I hope he gets the help he needs, but that doesn’t mean any of us should feel sorry for him. The dude seems toxic.

  8. “I hope this guy gets the help he needs!”

    Get over yourselves, SJWs. Martin is a headcase. It’s been years since he had his meltdown with the Dolphins… You think he didn’t get offers for help then? People bent over backwards to try to help him, and all he did was ruin relationships with people and organizations. He sees himself as a perpetual victim. Nothing bad he does is ever his fault. He’s had every opportunity to “get help” but this guy clearly doesn’t want. He’s so lame and so tone deaf he posted what amounts to a threat against a high school on social media.

    So I guess in a way, SJWs are right. Time TO FORCE him to get help. Lock this clown up in an institution.

  9. He doesn’t appear very bright. Wish him well with detox; however, with all the school violence he should be held accountable. This stuff needs to stop

  10. Baker Act him for 72 hours with a psych test, take his guns away and put him in on the no fly list also. The left screams for action and here’s a perfect example of someone who shouldn’t own guns

  11. The way I read that message, I think he was trying to say that cowards shoot and he’s strong so he didn’t. But, what a crappy and mangled message. He has some serious mental and or chemical issues. In any case he shouldn’t have a gun or a social media presence.

  12. A lifetime of being bullied can scar a person.
    Treatment, support is helpful.
    Social media has given everyone with an internet connection a platform to exercise their 1st Amedment Rights.
    and…(this is for all those 2nd Amendment fans) …there are reasonable and responsible limits on the exercising of your 1st Amendment rights to ‘say and post stuff’

    For some very bizarre reason, 2nd Amendment purists refuse to acknowledge the constraints imposed on us all, to achieve “a more perfect union”

  13. It’s good he is getting treatment for not been able to handle bulling. But why does Richie Incognito need an apology for bulling him?

  14. People like that don’t need to own guns. And frankly it is just senseless to have guns like the kid had that killed all those students in Florida. You can have some guns available that’s fine but not guns that can just fire at will within seconds. There should be way more gun control for safety but imo not every gun should be taken. I get those who have the smaller concealed carry that’s reasonable. There needs to be a happy medium that we can find but its hard because there’s no compromise that exists in politics today.

  15. Maybe we all owe Richie Incognito an apology.

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    It disgusts me that so many people think Jonathan Martin’s wrong makes Richie Incognito right. If someone being bullied does something wrong in reaction to being bullied, this does not make the one doing the bullying right. It makes them BOTH WRONG. We don’t owe Richie Incognito an apology. We have two sides of an issue that both need to be fixed.

  16. charliecharger says:
    February 24, 2018 at 9:02 am

    why do we wait until our kid gets killed to figure it out? We’re not a very bright group, our we?

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    Too easy…

  17. everyone thinks it’s great that he is getting help but how many people did he accuse that we don’t know of and in the process turned their lives upside down…..just saying.

  18. Regardless of his situation he seems to have made a terroristic threat and should receive an appropriate sentence as a guest of the California Department of Justice, probably in a mental hospital. As part of his deal they should do what they do to convicted hackers–prevent them from using a computer for the length of their sentence. Oh yeah, and Martin needs to man up. Why is it this has only exhibited itself since the Dolphins incident? I didn’t hear anything about his issues while he was at Stanford? It was only after he was in training camp that he started having his issues. From the sounds of it he was being outplayed badly and couldn’t handle it so he left camp and we all know the rest of the story.

  19. packerfan1000 says:
    February 24, 2018 at 11:01 am
    Maybe we all owe Richie Incognito an apology.

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    It disgusts me that so many people think Jonathan Martin’s wrong makes Richie Incognito right. If someone being bullied does something wrong in reaction to being bullied, this does not make the one doing the bullying right.

    What disgusts me are people who make up their minds based on one side of a story and then never, ever let anything alter their opinion.

  20. Sometimes what you believe and what actually happens are two totally different things. Martin seems to have spent most of his life as a ticking time bomb. They better keep a close eye on him.

  21. charliecharger says:
    February 24, 2018 at 9:02 am
    Guys with shotguns don’t scare me. It’s the nut jobs with the AK-47’s or AR-15’s that bother me. I’ve been a gun owner for 40 years. The US Constitution wasn’t written by a bunch of idiots. They wouldn’t have wanted every criminal in America to be running around with a machine gun. I’ve never known a serious hunter that thought it was a good idea to have a bunch a guys out in the woods with machine guns. The NRA is a much bigger threat to our nation’s security than all the foreign terrorists combined. I think we all know that. Why do we wait until our kid gets killed to figure it out? We’re not a very bright group, our we?
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    Wow. You being a gun owner and not knowing the difference between an AK-47 and an AR-15 scares the hell out of me.

  22. Joni Martin had no place in a NFL locker room. His actions within 24hrs of his “bullying” claim spoke of a child and his mommy looking for a pay day. A 6ft+ 300+lb black man was not bullied, his give and take with Incognito showed it was a two way street between teammates and what we and Incognito assumed were 2 grown men.

    Sadly, that’s never been the case. Martin is a coddled millennial who was never taught the world will kick you and hold you down if you let it. He’s basically a man baby.

  23. It sounds to me like he is just an awful person, and always has been. But in society today, instead of just saying so and treating him accordingly, we’ll say he has “problems” and pretend he is some sort of victim

  24. whenwilliteverend says:
    February 24, 2018 at 11:43 am
    Regardless of his situation he seems to have made a terroristic threat and should receive an appropriate sentence as a guest of the California Department of Justice, probably in a mental hospital.
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    Apparently the people tasked with making those decisions disagree with you. I do not believe that making terroristic threats under CA law means what you think it does. Here’s a hint: It was on a private IG page.

  25. The man has deep psychological issues. I doubted he’d face criminal charges for this as it really seemed like he was mentally ill for some time. His mind is not working correctly and he needs help. Hopefully he has to pay the costs associated with the lost school day and police response.

  26. I honestly believe the beginning of the end of the Harbaugh/49ers marriage was when Jimbo signed this guys to a contract. Kap was running for his life with Martin in the lineup. Facts.

  27. charliecharger says:
    February 24, 2018 at 9:02 am
    Guys with shotguns don’t scare me. It’s the nut jobs with the AK-47’s or AR-15’s that bother me. I’ve been a gun owner for 40 years. The US Constitution wasn’t written by a bunch of idiots. They wouldn’t have wanted every criminal in America to be running around with a machine gun.

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    Just because you’ve owned a gun doesn’t mean you know anything about them, obviously. First the ak-47s you get here are not actual ak-47s, they are rifles made to look like aks. Second there are deadlier and cheaper options than the ak or ar…..like the 12ga shotgun you aren’t afraid of. In cq

  28. If you ask me, this blog owes Richie Incognito a huge apology.,, Blindly swallowing the story of this Martin lunatic and amplifying it…

  29. @jimnaizeeum says:

    Kinda makes you doubt his tales of being bullied.
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    No it doesn’t because an investigation and subsequent punishment erased that doubt. Does he have mental issues, certainly…there’s no doubting that.

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