MCADOO, Pa. (AP) A federal grand jury has indicted a Pennsylvania man who has been sought since last month on allegations that he threatened several government officials, including President Donald Trump.
Federal prosecutors say 27-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo is accused of having posted threats on Facebook in early June naming the president and anyone trying to detain him on the basis of a bench warrant.
A poster released earlier by federal marshals said Christy is wanted for failure to appear on Schuylkill County assault charges and for a Northampton County probation violation.
Christy was convicted in 2012 of harassing the Alaska lawyers of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Federal court documents don”t list an attorney and a call to the public defender representing him in the state case rang unanswered Monday.