Auxvasse man accused of threatening circuit judge

4 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, March 12 2016 Mar 12, 2016 Saturday, March 12, 2016 2:27:00 PM CST March 12, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) — A 69-year-old central Missouri man faces a felony charge accusing him of threatening a circuit judge.

Jerry W. Wilkerson of Auxvasse was charged Friday with tampering with a judicial officer.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Boone County sheriff's Detective Tom O'Sullivan says Wilkerson told staff at a Columbia hospital that he wanted to shoot 13th Judicial Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler.

Online court records don't list a lawyer for Wilkerson, who's being held on $100,000 cash bond.

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