Man who threatened the President convicted in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (KLKN) — U.S. Attorney Joe Kelly announced that 27-year-old Timothy Cessor of Cheyenne, Wyoming was convicted Thursday of making a threat against the President.
The trial lasted three days in the Omaha federal court. The sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 23rd. Cessor faces up to five years in prison.
According to evidence presented at the Feb. 4, 2019 trial, Cessor broke into his father’s gun safe and took a .40 caliber pistol and ammunition. He then began traveling east towards Washington, D.C., with an intent to kill the President. He made a short cell phone video where declared he ‘will not tolerate an incompetent white house’.
During the trip he also called his father stating he was going to ‘take care of Trump’.
However, after speaking with his father, he turned around and returned to Cheyenne to receive treatment at a medical facility. It was at this facility where he admitted to driving with intent to kill the President.