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Former cop allegedly threatened 2 people online

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Posted at 3:24 PM, Apr 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-06 15:24:50-04

A former Jamestown cop is facing federal charges after allegedly threatening two people in an online forum.

Michael Bush, 35, is charged with transmitting communication containing a threat to injure the person of another. He will face a detention hearing on Thursday.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, on February 26, Bush posted a threat on the Jamestown, New York Topix forum page against two people.

If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison.