PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Shawn Christy is wanted by U.S. Marshals and sources close to the investigation believe he crossed back into the state of Pennsylvania this week.READ MORE: Allegheny Co. Executive Rich Fitzgerald Says Amazon Air Is First-Class Deal For Pittsburgh International Airport
Christy allegedly threatened President Donald Trump back in June. Christy allegedly posted threats on Facebook saying he was going to shoot President Trump in the head and use “lethal force” on police officers. He also allegedly threatened to harm a district attorney.
He’s managed to run and hide for more than two months, crossing five state borders.
UPDATE—Fugitive Shawn Christy is believed to have returned to Pennsylvania, w/a truck recently stolen from Western MD located today in Schuylkill County. We ask the public to remain vigilant & report sightings of him to law enforcement ASAP. Case details: https://t.co/JKQaqs8e8H pic.twitter.com/4loGAiumz6READ MORE: CDC Says Vaccinated People Can Go Maskless In Most Places, But Some Businesses Still Require It
— FBI Philadelphia (@FBIPhiladelphia) August 21, 2018
On Tuesday, police recovered a red pickup truck, believed to be stolen by Christy, at a Walmart in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. FBI agents, U.S. Marshals, and tracking dogs searched the woods near Homewood, not far from his hometown of McAdoo, Pennsylvania.
During his five-state journey, Christy stopped at a Sheetz in Wexford early on the morning of Aug. 3. He’s also been spotted in Luzerne County, upstate New York, Scranton, West Virginia, Kentucky and most recently, he was reportedly sleeping in a stolen car in Maryland.
Last month, agents say he stole three handguns from his uncle in Luzerne County. He’s considered armed and dangerous.MORE NEWS: Christian Ross Facing Arson Charges In Massive Fire That Destroyed Historic South Side Building
Police issued a federal arrest warrant for Christy and federal authorities are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to Christy’s arrest.