BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia police have detained a driver who authorities say threatened to kill President Donald Trump and blow up the Pentagon.READ MORE: St. Patrick's Day Parade In Pittsburgh Sees Smaller Crowd For Celebrations In September
State police say in a news release the man was taken into custody following a traffic stop Wednesday along Interstate 68 in northern West Virginia.
The statement says a trooper saw a vehicle registered from Missouri speeding toward him. The trooper stopped the vehicle near Bruceton Mills and indicated the driver appeared to be confused and distressed and made concerning comments.READ MORE: Male Suspect In Custody After 3 People Shot At Baby Shower At Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department
Police dogs indicated the presence of explosive materials inside the vehicle, but the statement said a search turned up no such devices.
The interstate was reopened after nearly four hours. The 42-year-old suspect’s name wasn’t immediately released.MORE NEWS: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating After Woman Found With Gunshot Wound In City Of Duquesne
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