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Allentown Man Charged With Threatening The President Of The United States

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

PHILADELPHIA - Glen Joseph, 45, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Superseding Indictment with making threats against the President of the United States, threats against law enforcement officers, and the interstate communication of threats, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.


If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 55 years in prison, three years’ supervised release, a $2.25 million fine, and a $900 special assessment.


The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Secret Service, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney V. Paige Pratter.


An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated September 9, 2015