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Collins Man Arrested for Threatening to Injure FBI Agents

U.S. Attorney’s Office October 11, 2012
  • Southern District of Mississippi (601) 965-4480

HATTIESBURG, MS—Brett Rogers, 42, of Collins, Mississippi, was arrested yesterday for threatening to injure FBI agents working in the local Hattiesburg, Mississippi FBI Resident Agency, announced United States Attorney Gregory K. Davis and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen.

Rogers made an initial appearance today before United States Magistrate Judge Michael T. Parker on a criminal complaint that charges that in September 2012, he sent an e-mail to the FBI threatening to go to the FBI office in Hattiesburg and “start putting some bullets through the heads of people....” The government moved that he be held without bond, and he is in custody pending a detention hearing.

If convicted, Rogers faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ruth Morgan.

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