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Threats to murder U.S. Sen. Jon Tester send Billings man to prison for 30 months

U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Montana

BILLINGS - A Billings man who admitted to threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., in voicemail messages was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

The defendant, Anthony James Cross, 30, pleaded guilty in January to threats to injure and murder a United States Senator.

U.S. District Judge Susan P. Watters presided. The court accepted a plea agreement in the case and ultimately dismissed a second count that charged Cross with threats against the Presi...


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