POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KMOX) – Police in southeast Missouri say a Poplar Bluff man is under arrest for allegedly threatening a probation officer in an Internet posting.

Twenty-five-year-old Joseph Osborn faces a felony charge of tampering with a judicial officer.

Poplar Bluff police say Osborn used Topix.com to post an extremely violent threat.

He’s now lodged in the Butler County Jail.






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