Fugitive accused of threatening President Trump arrested in Ohio~10tv.com The U.S. Marshals Service said 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 around 4:40 p.m. Friday by marshals and task force members from Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Marshals Service said the search that led to his capture started around 1 p.m. Friday.
A K9 picked up his scent and was able to track him to a ravine area near I-71 and SR-30 and north of Crider Road, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.he U.S. Marshals Service said Christy was found with a pistol and a large knife.
He will be held in local custody until he goes to federal court on Monday.
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.
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 north of Columbus.Dog the Bounty Hunter was scheduled to help in the search next week. He was not on the scene when Christy was captured.
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