The arrest of the man who reportedly lives in Dallas, Texas, was made near the White House on Monday after the Secret Service was tipped off about the threat.
USA TODAY reports:
Police in suburban Montgomery County, Md. sent a be-on-the-lookout notice to the Secret Service for Michael Arega just before 3 p.m. Monday, the Secret Service said.It was Arega's ex-wife who reportedly tipped off authorities about the threats.
A little more than an hour later, Secret Service officers spotted Arega on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue and arrested him "without incident," spokesman Shawn Holtzclaw said.
"Now i am going to there to white House make sure kill All white POLICE !!" said one post by Arega.