Man will get eight months’ time served for loss of life threats to Syracuse VA – U.S.


Man will get eight months’ time served for loss of life threats to Syracuse VA


SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Tribune Information Service) — A Syracuse man was sentenced this week to about eight months of time served in jail for threatening to kill Veterans Affairs Hospital workers.


Mark Sweeney, 61, beforehand admitted to calling a disaster hotline in February 2019 and threatening to “take out” 4 individuals who had helped him with remedy that day. Sweeney instructed an operator he had a plan and means to to take action.


Sweeney had referred to as to complain a few supplier who wouldn’t prescribe the medicine he wished for dental ache, prosecutors wrote in courtroom filings.


He pleaded responsible to creating threats towards federal workers. He confronted as much as 10 years in jail on the cost.


U.S. District Decide David Hurd yesterday sentenced Sweeney to 252 days in jail, which he had already served as he awaited the end result of his case. Hurd ordered Sweeney to not contact his victims, and put him on post-trial supervision.


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