No bail for men allegedly threatening Pokemon World Championships

(NECN)  Two Iowa men are being held without bail after allegedly making online threats against competitors in the Pokemon World Championships in Boston over the weekend.

James Stumbo, 27, of Boone and Kevin Norton, 18, of Ames were arraigned on gun charges Monday morning after police say a post on social media alerted them to a plan to target the event.

Authorities say the threats, which were made in a closed forum, also referred to the Boston Marathon bombings and the Columbine High School massacre.

Stumbo and Norton allegedly made the threats before driving 25 hours to Boston.

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