Man charged with threatening Pierce County Court commissioner

Staff writerSeptember 11, 2013 

An Olympia man jailed on drug charges allegedly threatened to kill Pierce County Court Commissioner Meagan Foley after she set his bail at $150,000, going so far as to ask a friend to research her.

Prosecutors charged 31-year-old Nolen Robert Lujan, with intimidating a judge and felony harassment. He pleaded not guilty to the charges Tuesday and his bail was set at $500,000.

Foley is considering a no-contact order against him, court records show.

Lujan appeared before Foley on Sept. 3 after being charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. An investigation was started the next day after a jail transportation employee reported Lujan made threats against a female judge.

The threats included blowing up Foley’s truck, blowing “her face off” and sending her a teddy bear to prove he knows where she lives, according to court records.

Detectives reviewed transcripts of phone calls Lujan made from the Pierce County Jail. He allegedly asked a friend to research everything he could find on Foley. In another call, he talked about wanting to kill Foley and that, if he found her, he would hurt her for messing “with my family, my job and everything I have.”

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