Man Arrested for Alleged Threats to President Obama

Secret Service acts on a tip from the FBI about an email allegedly threatening the president.
3:00 | 08/22/12

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We're going to begin with the secret service investigating a threat against president obama's life. And now, a man in washington state is under arrest. Abc's senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has been on this story all morning long and joins us with the very latest. Good morning to you, pierre. Reporter: Good morning, josh. The secret service was acting on a tip from the fib about a disturbing e-mail allegedly directed at the president. When they arrived at an apartment located roughly 25 miles from seattle, a suspect allegedly came to the door with a shotgun. The authorities were able to subdue him and allegedly discovered a handgun. The suspect identified at 31-year-old anton calouri, allegedly made a statement about bombs being in the apartment. Authorities conducted a search of the residence, which took hours to complete. Ultimately, no explosives were found. But it made for tense moments last nights. Good news in the end. That suspect is due in court today. Pierre thomas, thank you for that.

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