Former cop admits threatening two people online

Posted at 5:50 PM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 17:50:55-04

A former Jamestown cop has pleaded guilty to federal charges for threatening two people in an online forum.

Michael Bush, 45, pleaded guilty to transmitting communication containing a threat to injure the person of another. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, on January 2, 2016 and again on February 26, 2016, Bush posted a threats on the Jamestown, New York Topix forum page against two law enforcement officers.

He will be sentenced in September and faces up to five years in prison.