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Secret Service Releases Statement After Arrest Over President Threat

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LAWTON Okla_ The Secret Service has released a statement after arresting a man at the Quality Inn Motel in Lawton for allegedly making a threat to President Obama.

The statement reads as follows:

"This was a big case. When anyone makes a threat against protectors, including the president, vice president or secret service, we will pursue the person or persons as quickly and safely as possible and pursue the punishment to the fullest extent."

The man is a transient; he is not a resident of Lawton. He was arrested without incident.

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