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St. Louis Man Sentenced to Over Eight Years in Prison for Reporting False Bomb Threat to a Commercial Aircraft

U.S. Attorney’s Office November 21, 2011
  • Eastern District of Missouri

ST. LOUIS, MO—The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that Dorian Williams was sentenced to 100 months in prison on charges involving his January 15, 2010, call to the St. Louis Airport police, falsely stating that a passenger would be carrying explosives onto an airplane.

DORIAN WILLIAMS, St. Louis, Missouri, was convicted in July of one felony count of conveying false information about placing explosives on a commercial aircraft, and one felony count of using a telephone to convey false information about an attempt to injure, kill or destroy property by means of explosives. He appeared today for sentencing before United States District Judge Henry Autrey.

This case was investigated by the St. Louis Airport Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorneys D. John Sauer and John J. Ware handled the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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