Elizabethtown Man Charged with Threatening Hardin County Family Service Officers
|U.S. Attorney’s Office September 07, 2010|
LOUISVILLE, KY—A federal grand jury in Louisville returned an indictment against Anthony J. Gambino, age 45, of Elizabethtown, in Hardin County, on charges of transmitting in interstate communication with the intent to injure, United States Attorney David J. Hale of the Western District of Kentucky announced today.
The Indictment alleges that between November 17, 2009 and February 21, 2010, Gambino did willfully and knowingly transmit threats to injure Hardin County Family Service employees. Specifically, Gambino used his cell phone to leave numerous voice message threats. It has been determined from the phone records that the calls were made from various out of state locations.
In the event of a conviction, the maximum potential penalties are five years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and supervised release for a period of three years.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Kinnicutt, and it was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.