Editor’s note: Alex will cover this story on his Monday, June 8 show.
[efoods]A Roanoke man faces charges of making online threats against two police officers — one in Oakland, Calif., and one in Martinsville — after reading newspaper accounts of incidents in which they used deadly force.
Jeffrey L. Weaver, 47, made the threatening comments in January on a news Web site called infowars.com, according to a complaint filed earlier this week in U.S. District Court in Roanoke.
Weaver, who was ordered held without bond Friday, logged onto the site using the name “F—ThePIGS,” the complaint states.
This article was posted: Monday, June 8, 2009 at 9:11 am