August 7, 2014
ROCHESTER, NY – U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. is reporting that that Brandon Correa, 30, of Rochester, N.Y., was arrested on new charges of making a direct threat to kill the President Obama. Correa is accused of making new online threats to kill New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy.
According to the U.S. Attorneys Office, the suspect, who was indicted on August 5, on similar charges, was on Twitter and Facebook within the last 48 hours posting new threats. Some of the new postings included photographs of President Obama, Governor
Cuomo, and Lt. Governor Duffy and the text “…you three get ready to die”.
Correa appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian W. Payson this afternoon and was detained. Correa is due back in court on August 11, before Judge Payson.