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Arizona man gets prison for threats against President Trump

An Arizona man will serve time in prison after he was convicted for making threats President Trump and officials in Nebraska, the authorities said.
(Justice.gov)

An Arizona man was Monday sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for threatening with a deadly shooting President Trump earlier this year, prosecutors said.

Jerrod Hunter, Schmidt, 39, of Kingman, Nebraska called officers of justice in April and left threatening voicemails, saying he went to “a ball” in Trump’s head, and kills three of Nebraska officials, including Gov. Pete Ricketts, the U. S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona said.

Federal court documents cited by the Arizona Republic indicate that the officials identified Schmidt and warned law enforcement agencies.

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Schmidt was found guilty in September of two counts of threatening the president of the United States and two counts of making interstate threatening communications, Tucson KOLD-TV reported.

After serving his prison sentence, Schmidt will be on three years of supervised release, officials said.

Schmidt reportedly served nine years in prison for the sexual abuse of children in Nebraska, according to a federal complaint. Schmidt filed motions in Nebraska ‘ s of the court of appeal to claim that he was owed money for wrongful incarceration, the Republic reported. His conviction was confirmed.

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