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Holdenville Man Sentenced To 18 Months For Bomb Threat To Hughes County Courthouse

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that CALEB TRENT HODGINS, age 20, of Holdenville, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for USE OF TELEPHONE TO COMMUNICATE BOMB THREAT, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 844(e) and 2.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Hughes County Sheriff’s Department.

The Information alleged that on or about May 21, 2014, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, through use of a telephone, maliciously conveyed false information knowing the same to be false concerning an attempt and alleged attempt being made to unlawfully damage and destroy a building, to-wit: the Hughes County Courthouse in Holdenville, Oklahoma, by means of an explosive, in and affecting interstate commerce.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearing.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016