TX inmate sentenced to additional years for threats against President Obama

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 5:09pm

A Texas man was sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for threatening President Obama.

Joseph Scott Sword, 26, also known as Stretch, from Cooper, Texas, was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison, accoding to the Department of Justice.

Sword, who was incarcerated at the Stiles Unit, located in Jefferson County wrote a threatening letter on May 31, 2011, stating he had men watching the president and his family. He also mentioned being a member of the Black P Stone street gang.

Sword was indicted by federal grand jury on July 18, 2012, after pleading guilty back on December 19, 2012, and must complete the remainder of his sentence of eight years for burglary and six and-a-half years for robbery before serving the additional 46 months.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service.

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