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Los Angeles Mayor Gets Restraining Order

6/14/2010 8:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa just got a restraining order against a man who threatened to "take him out."


According to docs obtained by TMZ, Daniel John Molnar called the Mayor's Office last Thursday and said, "The Mayor knows who I am.  The Mayor is talking a lot of s**t.  You tell him that I'm going to take him out."

We're told the Mayor's Office used caller ID to find the 46-year-old Molnar, who lives in the mid-Wilshire area of L.A.  He was arrested 3 hours later and charged with making criminal threats.

We're told the L.A. County District Attorney decided today it would reject the criminal case, on grounds of insufficient evidence.  As a result, Molnar was released.

The L.A. City Attorney's Office got a restraining order today on the Mayor's behalf, which orders Molnar to stay 100 yards away from the Mayor's home and City Hall.  He's also prohibited from engaging in any communication with the Mayor or his staff.

In his his declaration, the Mayor wrote, "I believe the threats uttered by Daniel John Molnar to be credible, and am concerned for the safety of the employees of my Office, myself and my family when Daniel John Molnar is near."


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Maybe he meant he was gonna "take him out" for some shots of tequila and a nice combo platter?

1590 days ago


How is it that they can't prosecute due to "lack of evidence"? *69 is a legally acceptable means of tracking a call back to it's source; it places the source of the call at Molnar's phone. If no one else has access to his phone and/or the person in the Mayor's office he spoke with voice ID's him, you've got the link from the person making the call at his home to the mayor's office. That should be enough to prosecute him bigtime...

1590 days ago


"valair" IS a JACKAL!!! He IS a total loser, he has done NOTHING, NOTHING, NOTHING 4 the City of Los Angeles, he's a crook!! Nobody wants to "take him out", "valair" just wants

1590 days ago


He even looks like a Wussy.

1590 days ago


Guess his Boycott Arizona campaign rubbed some people the wrong way.

1590 days ago


I'd like to shake that man's hand!

1590 days ago


How is this story related to celebrity gossip?

1590 days ago

Pretty LL    

I don't want this guy dead but I do want him out of office. If you do too then go to and sign the petition to get him out of office. If you don't live in L.A. be thankful your mayor isn't this guy

1590 days ago


Local right winger radio shows here in LA spends a great deal of time going after this Democratic Mayor. I truly believe that the radio hosts are inciting vicious and unnecessary hate towards Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. They are stirring up right wing freaks and unbalanced listeners.

1590 days ago

I Chinee    

He is a sorry ass mayor. He needs to worry about his own state being bankrupt and how to fix they're problems instead of trying to tell AZ what to do.

1590 days ago


L.A. voters need to get rid of this clown. Worst mayor ever!

1590 days ago

James Woods    

Sounds nice how this works for some people. We had some problems years ago and had callerid of the perps. The phone company told us the callerid information wasn't reliable enough a source for them to do anything with. Nobody gave it much thought then but now we all know how caller id can be spoofed.

We didn't call the cops, but we're told by the phone company the caller id wasn't enough to do anything with and the phone records would have to be pulled after we paid them to do the pulling.

1590 days ago

Pretty LL Sign the petition to get rid of this guy

1590 days ago


This Mayor is a drama Queen, some of you know what I mean! He is a crook. The Department of Water and Power recently got caught telling lies to the public in order to impose hefty water bill fees. Tony is their best friend.

1590 days ago


I'm agreeing with many other posters...this mayor is the absolute WORST...let's get this clown out of office.

1590 days ago
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