Man accused of plotting to kill president, trick-or-treaters to stay in jail

Posted on: 9:08 pm, November 19, 2012, by

The Broomfield man accused of plotting to kill the president as well as children trick-or-treating, was ordered to remain in jail Monday.

Mitch Kusick, 20, made an appearance in federal court.

After a Secret Service agent testified, a judge decided there is sufficient evidence against Kusick and he is still a threat to the community.

The Secret Service took Kusick into custody Nov. 9.

Investigators say he broke down after a fight with his parents and took a gun from his aunt and uncle’s home.

But he wasn’t able to buy ammunition.

He confessed to his therapist, who then called police.

Court reports show Kusick is bipolar with schizophrenic tendencies.