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Threatening the president
Wed August 22, 2012
Feds: Federal Way man who threatened Obama had arsenal
According to court papers, a Washington state man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama raised a pump-action shotgun at officers who came to his door, but one managed to grab the barrel before any shots were fired.
A Secret Service agent and Federal Way police officer went to 31-year-old Anton Caluori's apartment on Tuesday afternoon, after the FBI received a profanity-laced email threatening to kill the President.
Caluori was charged Wednesday with making a threat against the president, which carries up to five years in prison, and with assaulting a federal officer, which carries up to 20 years.
His attorney said she intended to request a psychological examination for him, and a detention hearing was set for Monday.
The U.S. attorney's office in Seattle confirmed that Caluori had served in the Navy.
Seattle police department