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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 24, 2014

Nutter Fort, WV Man Sentenced For Threatening President


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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Timothy Boram, 64, of Nutter Fort, West Virginia, was convicted and sentenced today for making threats against the President of the United States, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

In June 2014, while being treated at the VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, Boram called 911 and made a threat against the President of the United States.

Boram, who has a history of such threats, pled guilty today to one count of “Threats Against the President of the United States.” He was sentenced to five months in prison with credit for time served since July 2014. He will also serve three years of supervised release with the first five months on home detention with electronic monitoring.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn Morgan prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The VA Medical Center Police and the United States Secret Service investigated.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated January 7, 2015