Western Kentucky man facing federal charges following threats

Kentucky News

KEVIL, Ky. (WEHT)- 25-year-old Jeremiah Wooley was arrested after he reportedly threatened Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Kentucky State Troopers over social distancing measures.

Authorities say Wooley made the threats in a video on Facebook under a fake name. Agents reportedly found a dozen firearms and 50 hand grenades in his home in Kevil, west of Paducah. However, only one of the grenades was operable.

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(This story was originally published on May 6, 2020)

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