NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Jury selection is expected to begin Monday in the trial of a Queens man accused of posting online threats against New York lawmakers.
Back in January, the FBI surrounded the home of Brendan Hunt in Ridgewood.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
Investigators said Hunt made several threatening posts online, including a video titled, “Kill your Senators.”READ MORE: Long Island Hispanic Bar Association Organizes Free Prom Dress Boutique For Freeport High School Students
He also shared a post in December from then-President Donald Trump saying, “We want you to hold a public execution of Pelosi, AOC and Schumer, and if you don’t do it, the citizenry will.”MORE NEWS: Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn Church
The 37-year-old was denied bail and suspended without pay from his job as an assistant court analyst for the New York State Office of Court Administration.