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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 28, 2020

Man from Albuquerque sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for posting threatening Facebook messages to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, law enforcement officers, and other government officials

            ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Daniel Logan Mock, 34, of Albuquerque, New Mexico was sentenced in federal court in Albuquerque on Aug. 27 to 14 months on two counts of transmission of threatening communications in interstate commerce.

            Mock previously pleaded guilty to this offense on May 13. According to his plea agreement, Mock admitted to committing these offenses in Bernalillo County, New Mexico on March 2 and March 13.  Mock posted messages on Facebook threatening to kill Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, law enforcement officers, and other government officials. 

            Mock must also serve a two-year supervised release term after completing his sentence.

            The FBI investigated this case with the U.S. Marshals Service, the New Mexico State Police, and the Albuquerque Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jaymie L. Roybal prosecuted the case.

Updated August 28, 2020