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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

Monday, April 15, 2013

Granger Man Sentenced For Threat To Congressman’s Office


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South Bend, Indiana —United States Attorney David Capp announced:

Brett Keiling, 49, of Granger, Indiana, was sentenced by District Judge Robert Miller, Jr. to 27 months imprisonment (time served) and 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of threatening to assault an employee of the United States with intent to impede the performance of official duties.On January 24, 2011, Keiling made a telephone threat to an employee of then Congressman Joseph Donnelly’s office.Keiling has been in federal custody since that date.

Keiling is subject to numerous conditions while on supervised release including having no contact with any public official’s office without first obtaining the permission of the United States Probation Office.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Barbara Brook.

Updated April 30, 2015