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Piedmont Man Charged With Threatening Senator Tim Johnson

Piedmont Man Charged With Threatening Senator Tim Johnson

A South Dakota man accused of threatening US Senator Tim Johnson because the senator allegedly supports gun control has been taken into custody.  28-year old Jonathan Constantine of Piedmont has been charged in federal court with transmitting in interstate commerce a threat to injure another.  He faces a maximum of five years in prison.  Constantine allegedly posted a threatening message on the senator’s Facebook page on March 16th.  He also showed up at the senator’s Rapid City office on April 11th and screamed at Johnson’s staff regarding Johnson’s alleged support for gun control measures.  Constantine made his initial court appearance on Monday by video conference.

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