Police: Monroe man threatened to kill judge

Police: Monroe man threatened to kill judge

Credit: Rockingham Co. Sheriff's Office

Police: Monroe man threatened to kill judge

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on September 25, 2013 at 8:15 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 25 at 8:56 PM

WENTWORTH, N.C. -- A Monroe man in court for harassment charges was arrested during the hearing for threatening a North Carolina judge, police say.

Jihad Abou Haidar, 39, was in a Rockingham County court Wednesday, accused of making harassing and threatening phone calls to Remington Arms location in August.

Haider was held in contempt of court during the hearing and taken to Rockingham County Jail. Police say he then threatened to kill the judge.

He’s been placed under a $1 million secured bond.

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