Miami Man Arrested for Threatening Obama
Joaquin Amador Serrapio pleads not guilty after house raid
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 27, 2012 7:12 PM CST
President Barack Obama points to the place where he fired a marshmallow gun while speaking before the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in the White House.   (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

(Newser) – Federal agents arrested a 20-year-old Florida man for allegedly threatening President Obama during a presidential fundraising trip to Miami last week, NBC Miami reports. Agents raided the home of Miami resident Joaquin Amador Serrapio on Thursday and took him into custody, where he pleaded not guilty to a federal magistrate. Serrapio's cash bond was set at $20,000 with an additional $50,000 surety bond signed by his parents. Authorities have not revealed the details of Serrapio's alleged threat.

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EverythingYouLove
Feb 28, 2012 11:33 AM CST
Democrat or Republicans, people are arrested for threatening the life of the President of the United States. It was done when Bush was in office and Clinton before him. Those of you who are attacking Obama just because a man was arrested are seriously absurd. Your hatred is blinding you and making you say incredibly stupid and horrible things. Take a step back and think about how you would react to this story if it was Bush and not Obama. You seriously see nothing wrong with threatening the life of the president? Oh, wait, it's OK if he's a Democrat. I get it. Please carry on with your asinine arguments.
ppacimr9ball
Feb 28, 2012 8:50 AM CST
well im not voting for him now - so is that a threat? mmmmm technically i guess it is - oh no! there coming to take me away
XYandZ
Feb 28, 2012 2:27 AM CST
and yet if any of us get threatened at best the police will file a report at worst they ¯\(º o)/¯