PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) -- Federal authorities have announced a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man accused of having threatened President Donald Trump and other officials.
Twenty-seven-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo is also wanted in Pennsylvania on arrest warrants for burglary, probation violation and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case.
The #FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for info leading to the arrest of Shawn Christy, wanted for threatening to harm and/or kill law enforcement officers and public officials. Christy may possess several stolen handguns and be clean-shaven: https://t.co/KBwtXYYO2b pic.twitter.com/nSW53AgIKb— FBI Most Wanted (@FBIMostWanted) August 2, 2018
Shawn Christy Update: The #FBI is looking for a 2001 Jeep Cherokee believed to have been stolen by Christy in Adair County, KY Thursday. It's green with a black hood & KY plate 095WYT. It was last spotted around 2 p.m. Thursday on I64-E in Huntington, WV. https://t.co/NbEkYdK9Le pic.twitter.com/qgYlmz1von— FBI Pittsburgh (@FBIPittsburgh) August 10, 2018
Officials say Christy has threatened to use "full lethal force on any law enforcement officer that tries to detain me." A federal warrant was issued June 19 for Christy in relation to Facebook threats against Northampton County's district attorney.
The U.S. Marshals service, the FBI, and the U.S. Secret Service are asking for help for the public but warn that Christy should be considered armed and dangerous.