Man accused of threatening the President pleads not guilty

Medford, Ore. — The Medford man accused of threatening the President is pleading not guilty to the charges against him.

John Martin Roos appeared in federal court Wednesday afternoon. He’s facing 10 federal charges including 8 counts of threats against the President of the United States, and 2 counts of threats against federal law enforcement.
Roos was arrested at his Poplar Village apartment last month, following an investigation by the FBI. During a search of his home, police say they also found a homemade bomb.

Roos has pleaded not guilty to all charges, and is scheduled to go on trial July 19th. He remains in the Jackson County Jail tonight, without bail.

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