Man Arraigned in Break-In at Reagan's Estate

A man authorities accused of climbing a fence and entering former President Ronald Reagan's Bel-Air estate on July 4 has pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges of threatening Reagan's life.

Gregory Stuart Gordon, 32, is charged with one count of threatening the life of an ex-President and faces a maximum of three years in prison if convicted.

Gordon was ordered Monday to stand trial Sept. 11 before U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie, and is being held without bail, according to spokeswoman Grace Denton of the U.S. attorney's office.

Federal authorities said Reagan and his wife, Nancy, were at their home when Gordon scaled a fence and headed for the front door. He was stopped by a Secret Service agent before he reached the doorway where Nancy Reagan was standing, prosecutors said.

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