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EL RENO, Okla. - An Oklahoma man was arrested after he showed up outside the White House after making threats against the president.

Archie Glass, Jr. is a convicted criminal who has threatened U.S. presidents since the 1990s.

Authorities have been familiar with the 60-year-old since the late 1990s when he reportedly said he wanted to be the next John Hinckley, Jr. and kill President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton.

Now, he’s in custody and on his way back to Oklahoma for violating his probation once again.

Beginning in 1999, he spent 10 months behind bars for threatening to kill President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton.

In February 2002, he was sentenced to 37 months in prison for making a threat against President George W. Bush.

He made two more threats against President Bush.

The last one was in 2008 when he was in the El Reno federal prison.

He wrote a letter addressed to “Mr. President.”

He said he “planned to shoot him in the head and would do the same thing to the winner of the November Presidential election.”

Glass has been out of prison since April 2013.

He was placed at the Carver Center in Oklahoma City, a halfway house.

He got in trouble back in May for leaving the Carver Center and failing to take his mental health medication.

Investigators say that’s when he took a bus to Washington, D.C.

When he returned home, his probation officer moved him to a house on 18th and Stonewall.

Investigators don’t know when he took off again for the nation's capital.

On Sunday, Secret Service agents had Glass taken to a mental health facility, and U.S. Marshals arrested him.

Thursday afternoon, NewsChannel 4 stopped by his house and found his probation officer’s business card left on the front door.

Glass is set to go before a federal judge in Oklahoma City on Sept. 8 for violating conditions of his probation.

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