ALBANY, Ore. (KOIN 6) – A 23-year-old man could be sentenced to up to 5 years in federal prison for making Facebook threats to kill a police officer, the United States Attorney’s Office reports.
Timothy Loren McCoy Fleming pled guilty on Friday to transmitting a threat in interstate commerce. Fleming admitted that he used Facebook to post threats to kill a police officer at the Albany City Hall. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Fleming posted a picture of himself holding a pistol.
Fleming remains in custody. He will be sentenced on Jan. 4, 2016.