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September 23, 2010

MICHAEL C. MILLER, age 26, a resident of White Castle, Louisiana, was sentenced yesterday in federal court by U. S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt to eighteen (18) months imprisonment for making a false bomb threat, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In addition, the defendant was ordered to pay a $500 fine and serve three (3) years supervised release following imprisonment during which time he will be under federal supervision and risks additional imprisonment should he violate any terms of the release.

According to court documents, on June 10, 2010 MILLER pled guilty to one count of maliciously conveying false information admitting that on August 30, 2009 and again September 1, 2009, MILLER, who was a contractor employed at the Marathon Petroleum Refinery in Garyville, Louisiana, telephoned the security personnel at the Refinery and falsely conveyed that the Refinery would be damaged or destroyed by explosives.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Gregory M. Kennedy.






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