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Man who plotted Obama dognapping faces weapons charge

Saturday, January 09, 2016 - 00:40

A North Dakota man who allegedly plotted to kidnap one of President Barack Obama's family dogs is facing a weapons charge after he was arrested with guns and ammunition at a Washington hotel. Linda So reports.

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49-year-old Scott Stockert of North Dakota faces a weapons charge after he was arrested for allegedly plotting to kidnap one of the Obama family dogs, Bo and Sunny. Court documents show Secret Service agents found a shotgun, a rifle, ammunition, a machete and a billy club in Stockert's pickup truck. He was arrested at a hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. Stockert is not registered to own a gun. After his arrest, he allegedly made a series of outlandish claims saying he was the son of John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe and that he planned to run for president. He also admitted to being in Washington to kidnap Bo or Sunny.

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Man who plotted Obama dognapping faces weapons charge

Saturday, January 09, 2016 - 00:40