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New charge filed for man arrested for threatening Trump

December 12, 2018 GMT

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A new charge has been filed against a Pennsylvania man already charged with threatening President Donald Trump.

A federal grand jury issued another indictment Tuesday that charges Shawn Christy with transporting a stolen truck from Pennsylvania to New York.

The Scranton Times-Tribune reports the filing alleges Christy stole a pickup truck last July.

Christy, of McAdoo, now faces a total of 12 charges. He was captured in September after eluding authorities for more than two months.

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The Maple Shade, New Jersey native had been wanted in Pennsylvania on arrest warrants for burglary, probation violation and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case.

A federal warrant issued in June stemmed from Facebook posts he allegedly made threatening to shoot Northampton County’s district attorney and Trump.

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Information from: The Times-Tribune, http://thetimes-tribune.com/