Wichita Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening Operation Rescue worker
WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita man pleaded guilty today to threatening an employee of the pro-life organization Operation Rescue, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Christopher M. Thompson, 22, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty of one count of making a threat. In his plea, he admitted making three phone calls to Operation Rescue in one day containing threats against the group’s employees.
Sentencing is set for Oct. 15. He faces a penalty of up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. McAllister commended the FBI, the Wichita Police Department and Assistant U.S. Attorney Ryan McCarty for their work on the case.