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Omaha man sentenced to nineteen months in prison for threatening judge and attorney

Posted: 5:15 PM, Feb 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-27 18:15:27-05
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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa. (KMTV) — An Omaha man is sentenced to nineteen months in prison for threatening an Iowa-based judge and attorney.

Andrew Simet, 41, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey for Interstate Communication of a Threat.

Simet entered a guilty plea to using social media, sending voice messages and e-mails perceived as legitimately threatening to an Iowa District Court Judge and an Iowa Public Defender.

He was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term, according to a press release from the United States Department of Justice.

The case was investigated by the FBI.