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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Texas Man, Isaac Medrano, Receives Five Year Sentence For Interstate Threats

ISAAC MEDRANO, aged 46, a resident of  Corpus Christi, Texas, was sentenced today by U. S. District Judge Helen G. Berrigan for his involvement in making interstate threats to a local family in 2011, announced U. S. Attorney Dana J. Boente.

MEDRANO plead guilty on December 19, 2012, to transmitting death threats by telephone.  Judge Berrigan sentenced MEDRANO to the statutory maximum, citing in part, MEDRANO’s prior criminal convictions involving similar conduct.  In addition to the five year sentence, Berrrigan sentenced MEDRANO to three years of supervised release following imprisonment.

According to court records, after a relationship failed, MEDRANO made phone calls threatening to kill members of a local family.

This case was investigated by Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney Tony Gordon Sanders.