Feds Question Man After Alleged Obama Threat
They locate vehicle in Connecticut after alert; no charges so far
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 30, 2014 11:29 AM CDT
President Obama speaks at the White House this week.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

(Newser) – With President Obama visiting Rhode Island yesterday evening, the Secret Service issued alerts to police in Connecticut in New York to be on the lookout for someone headed their way in a blue Jetta who might be out to harm the president, reports NECN. State police in Connecticut located the car in question in Hamden, reports the Hartford Courant, and Secret Service agents took a male suspect in for questioning, reports NBC Connecticut. But no charges have been filed, and details remain scant.

"We have taken all appropriate investigative steps in this matter, based on the information we received yesterday about a suspicious vehicle and person, " says a Secret Service spokesperson. "There have been no arrests or charges brought in this case at this point." The agency didn't elaborate on what kind of threat prompted the alert.

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Chas Holman
Aug 31, 2014 1:04 PM CDT
Dear men and women of our Secret Service thank you for working diligently to keep our President safe. Signed, The American people P.S. Good Job~!!!
beeone2
Aug 30, 2014 9:42 PM CDT
You Obyshit lovers must be getting an extra few obamabucks in your welfare checks for every "I LOVE YOU" comment you make about the POS. And maybe even another new Obamaphone. Right?
Ucantusethatname
Aug 30, 2014 6:57 PM CDT
It is imperative that the Secret Service ensures that nothing interferes with Our Dear Leader's punctual arrival at fundraisers and for tee times.