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Oregon Man Sentenced For Interstate Communication Of Threats

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

WILLIAMSPORT - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Harvey Dulgar, age 28, of Salem, Oregon was sentenced to 12 months of imprisonment by United States District Court Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann for making interstate threats.

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, in July 2021, Dulgar placed a call from Oregon to the Montgomery Area School District.  Dulgar left a threatening message on the school’s answering machine including stating that it would be “a school of ashes” that there would be “dead kids along the way.”  Dulgar entered a guilty plea to making interstate threats in March 2022.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Pennsylvania State Police.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Geoffrey W. MacArthur is prosecuting this case.

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Updated August 19, 2022