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East Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Prison for Interstate Threats to Injure Others

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 16 months of imprisonment on his conviction of interstate communications containing a threat to injure another person, United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced today.

United States District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan imposed the sentence on Robert Notter, 35.

According to information presented to the Court, Notter made threats to numerous individuals, businesses, and organizations located in the Middle District of North Carolina while he was residing in East Pittsburgh. This included Notter sending text messages and leaving voicemails pretending to be another individual and threatening to kill the recipients.

Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan D. Lusty prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Olshan commended the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Notter.

Updated April 15, 2024