New Threats Against Law Enforcement as Texas D.A. Laid to Rest

Authorities are cracking down after numerous threats to public safety.
2:17 | 04/05/13

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texas with new alleged threats against law enforcement officials even as slain district ATTORNEY mike McLelland and his wife are being laid to rest this morning. Much concern at this hour that there could be more attacks coming. Abc's john schriffen has the latest in kaufman, texas. John? Reporter: Good morning. Authorities are laying down a texas-size crackdown after numerous threats to local public figures. This morning, two men are behind bars, each held on bail of $1 million after allegedly making threats to kaufman county justice officials. Authorities say robert allen miller intimidated a prosecutor who is due to try him on a criminal charge. While nick morale is accused of leaving a threatening message on a local tip line. This coming just days after county district attorney mike McLELLAND AND HIS WIFE CYNTHIA Were found shot to death inside their home. Thursday afternoon, authorities evacuated the church of the McLELLAND FAMILY MEMORIAL AFTER Receiving a bomb threat from an unidentified male on a sposable cell phone. Already on hand for extra security, snipers lining the church roof with bomb-sniffing dogs patrolling the parking lot. I will stand up any day shoulder to shoulder with my parents and say that they're not going to win. Reporter: More than 1,000 mourners including governor rick perry gathered at the first baptist church to pay their RESPECTS TO the McLellands. Perry pledging an additional $100,000 reward for any information regarding the McLELLAND'S DEATH AS WELL AS THE Gruesome january slaying of assistant district attorney mark hasse. It is our hope and our expectation that these rewards will help convince those who may be holding important information to come forward. Reporter: Meanwhile, the interim district attorney speaking for the first time on thursday refusing to back down. We're unnerved a little bit but we're going to stick to our oath and showing up to work every single day to fulfill that oath, serve this community. Reporter: Authorities say at this point they don't have any evidence that connect the two men in custody with the McLELLAND AND HASSE MURDERS. But they are setting their bail unusually high to send a message, they are not taking these threats lightly.

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