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Lockport man sentenced for threatening the President

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Posted at 11:23 PM, Sep 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-16 23:23:58-04

A Niagara County man will spend 15 months in prison for threatening the President of the United States.

19-year-old Jared Brown was convicted of calling the Lockport City Police Department through the 911 Emergency Call Center and saying he would kill President Obama.

According to attorneys, Brown called September 6, 2015 and made oral threats. He aldo old a Secret Service Agent that he would shoot the President if he walked into the interview room.

Brown was sentenced Friday.