A suprise statement from Ontario County Judge William Kocher in open court today. The judge presiding in the Rose Chase murder trial says he was the target of a death threat. State Police say 46 year old Frederick Thompson of Victor faces harassment charges after threatening the Judge ove a three day period early this month. Thompson was arraigned in Victor Town Court and brought back to the Monroe County Jail where he has been sitting on an unrelated charge. He returns to Victor Town Court on October 31.