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South Bend Man Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana

SOUTH BEND – Andrew Majors, 46 years old, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty after pleading guilty to two counts of making a threat through interstate communications, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.

Majors was sentenced to 24 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, in June 2022 Majors called the Juvenile Justice Center in South Bend and reported that bombs were around the building. Several hours later, he called again to say that he was going to kill a person at the facility.  Ultimately, no bombs were discovered and no one was injured. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with assistance from the South Bend Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jerome W. McKeever.

Updated March 15, 2024