Man who appeared on MTV's 'Catfish' indicted in fake threats against Metro

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man charged Wednesday with calling in fake threats against Metro stations, buses and trains in the nation's capital has been indicted on 11 felony counts.

A federal grand jury indicted 20-year-old Jerez Nehemiah Coleman of Washington on Friday. The indictment details alleged threats made between December 2014 and May 2015.

Coleman is also known as Jerez Nehemiah Stone-Coleman and "Kidd Cole." He was once exposed on MTV's "Catfish" reality show about online scams.

He appeared Thursday in federal court in Washington and was ordered held until a detention hearing Tuesday. William Miller, spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that the hearing will probably become an arraignment on the charges.

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