Man who allegedly threatened Obama pleads guilty to resisting arrest

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Rochester man now admits he resisted arrest when Secret Service agents went to his home to question him about a threatening remark made about President Barack Obama.

Federal prosecutors say Christopher Ludwig, 31, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest and impeding officers on Wednesday. In May 2012, Secret Service agents went to Ludwig’s home after he allegedly called the Monroe County Board of Elections and made a threatening remark about President Barack Obama.

When agents arrived, Ludwig resisted arrest. He could be sentenced to up to a year in prison in September. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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