- Associated Press - Monday, February 8, 2016

IOWA FALLS, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa Falls man accused of threatening to cut the throats of judges in Eldora during a call to an office of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (https://bit.ly/1PvD6Yt ) reports that 35-year-old Andre Michael Lafontaine III was sentenced Friday. Lafontaine, who was found guilty of transmitting a threatening communication in October, has also been ordered to three years of supervised release following his prison sentence.

Prosecutors say Lafontaine left a threatening message in July laced with a racial epithet and obscenities on the voicemail of the department’s Office of Professional Responsibility. Authorities say he complained the FBI had not responded to his allegations of official corruption.


Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, https://www.wcfcourier.com

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