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Woman Busted After Vowing to Kill First Lady

She's nabbed within miles of Obamas' Hawaiian vacation home
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2009 4:44 AM CST

(Newser) – A woman has been arrested in Hawaii after telling the Secret Service she planned to "blow away" Michelle Obama, officials revealed. Kristy Lee Roshia, 35, was charged with threatening a family member of the president and assaulting a federal agent after her weekend arrest within two miles of the Kailua house where the Obamas plan to vacation this week.

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Roshia called the Boston office of the Secret Service last month and vowed to kill the First Lady and Marines, AP reports. Roshia has a history of leaving rambling messages and sending letters and photos of herself to the Secret Service. (Read more President Obama stories.)

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