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Fugitive Accused of Threatening Trump Arrested in Ohio

Pennsylvania man Shawn Richard Christy has been arrested in Ohio

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    Fugitive Accused of Threatening Trump Arrested in Ohio
    U.S. Marshals Service via AP
    This undated image released by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Shawn Richard Christy, who authorities say is accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials. The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio. They say Shawn Richard Christy was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Mifflin Township, near Columbus, by marshals and task force members from Ohio and Pennsylvania.

    The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio.

    They say Shawn Richard Christy was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Friday in Mifflin Township, near Columbus, by marshals and task force members from Ohio and Pennsylvania.

    A federal warrant was issued June 19 for the 27-year-old McAdoo man in connection to Facebook posts threatening to shoot Trump and a district attorney in Pennsylvania. Officials say he also threatened a police chief.

    Pennsylvania warrants issued for Christy allege burglary, probation violation and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case.

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    Authorities say Christy stole a truck Sunday from the area of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, and fled after abandoning it Sunday on Interstate 71 in the Mansfield area, about 65 miles (104 kilometers) north of Columbus.