Man Charged with Terrorist Threat After Scrawling 'COVID' on Cooler Door at Dollar Tree

A Missouri man was arrested after he intentionally coughed on shoppers inside a Dollar Tree store and wrote 'COVID' on the cooler door, according to authorities.


John Swaller, 33, was charged with making a terrorist threat in the second-degree in Crawford County on Tuesday after an employee called police to report someone "purposely coughing toward other customers" and breathed on the inside of a cooler door before using his finger to scrawl the word "COVID" on it, per the