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FBI Arrests Man Accused Of Threatening Oregon Official

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) – FBI officials in Oregon and Albany police have arrested a 64-year-old man accused of threatening an Oregon public official.

The FBI says David Scott Ryder was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of interstate transmission of a threat and stalking.

The FBI says the threats were made in three emails in August as well as a voicemail left on an office phone.

Ryder made his initial appearance before a U.S. Magistrate Judge on Wednesday.

The judge ordered him released pending further court proceedings.

It wasn’t immediately known if Ryder has a lawyer to comment on his case.

The name of the public official who was threatened wasn’t released.


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