A Schuylkill County man has been indicted on federal charges that he threatened to harm President Donald Trump and police.

Shawn Christy, 27, of McAdoo, was indicted July 10 in U.S. Middle District Court in Harrisburg.

Christy is accused of posting threats on Facebook in June that he was going to shoot President Trump in the head and use “lethal force” on any law enforcement officer trying to detain him on a bench warrant that was issued for his arrest.

The indictment also accuses Christy of threatening another person by posting “You’re a dead man…Lets play.”

A federal warrant for Christy was issued June 19 in relation to Facebook threats that were also made against Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, authorities say.

On Friday, authorities said Christy may have made a run for the Canadian border.

The threat against President Trump is under investigation by the U.S. Secret Service and the other threats by the FBI. The threats were posed between June 3 and 12 on Facebook.

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Christy was convicted in 2012 of harassing the Alaska lawyers of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

Christy was charged July 9 by Pennsylvania State Police in a burglary at his former employer, Hazleton Oil, according to the release. Christy allegedly entered the business and is suspected of stealing a black Ford F-350, which was found about 100 yards from the Canadian border in Constable, New York.

If convicted, Christy faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison on each charge.

Christy is described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 pounds, with a light complexion, short dark-blond hair and a beard. He speaks with a noticeable lisp and claims to be a survivalist.

Christy was convicted in 2012 of harassing the Alaska lawyers of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

U.S. Marshals are offering a cash award of up to $5,000 for information leading to the direct arrest of Christy.

Christy should be consider armed and dangerous, Marshals say, and individuals should not attempt to arrest Christy themselves.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call U.S. Marshals at 877-926-8332.

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