FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (KRQE) - FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (KRQE) - A bizarre situation at an Arizona gasstation landed a New Mexico woman in jail on terrorism charges.
Sheri Zulpo, 30, is accused of threatening to start anexplosion and threatening to kill President Barack Obama.
Police said Zulpo was in Williams, Ariz. last Thursday, whenshe threatened to blow up a gas station, and then made threatsagainst the President’s life.
Zulpo rammed her truck into a fuel tanker, and then tried tolight the fuel storage tankers on fire with a cigarette and alighter, according to police.
Officers and the fuel truck driver eventually wrestled her tothe ground.
Some of Zulpo's East Mountain neighbors spoke to News 13about their reactions to the allegations.
Zulpo's landlord described her as a quiet person who kept toherself.
Another neighbor, who asked not to be identified, told News13 that he is shocked by the severity of the statements Zulpo isaccused of making.
"It's kind of surprising as far as she went, but I knew shewas a little bit off," the neighbor said. "Thank goodness shedidn't blow up here, that's all I can say."
The Arizona case is not Zulpo's only brush with the law.
New Mexico court records show numerous charges for domesticviolence and aggravated assault on a peace officer.
The records also state Zulpo has a history of paranoidschizophrenia, violent tendencies and bipolar disorder.
Zulpo is in the Coconino County Jail in Flagstaff, Ariz.charged with terrorism, attempted first degree murder andendangerment.
Zulpo could also face federal charges.
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