Armed man arrested for threat to kill Justice Kavanaugh

Roske had items that he told police he would use to break into Kavanaugh’s house and kill him.
Man arrested after he attempts to break into Brett Kavanaugh’s house and kill him. (Photo: The White House)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man carrying a gun, a knife and zip ties was arrested Wednesday near Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s house in Maryland after threatening to kill the justice.

Twenty-six year-old Nicholas John Roske of Simi Valley, California, was charged with the attempted murder of a Supreme Court justice.

During a court hearing, Roske consented to remain in federal custody for now.

Roske arrived by taxi just after 1 a.m. Wednesday outside Kavanaugh’s home in a Washington suburb.

Roske had a Glock 17 pistol, ammunition, a knife, pepper spray, duct tape and other items that he told police he would use to break into Kavanaugh’s house and kill him.

That’s according to a criminal complaint and an affidavit filed in federal court.

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