Article Comment 

Judge OKs delay in Dutschke sentencing

 

The Associated Press

 

OXFORD -- A federal judge has granted a request to provide the attorney for a 42-year-old man who pleaded guilty to sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials more time to review a pre-sentencing report. 

 

James Everett Dutschke entered guilty pleas in January to manufacturing ricin, mailing threatening communications and threatening the president. 

 

WTVA-TV reports no sentencing date had been set while federal officials prepared the pre-sentencing report. In the motion filed last week, Dutschke's attorney asked for more time to review and research the report. 

 

On Tuesday, the judge signed an order granting him two more weeks. The order says objections to the pre-sentencing investigation should be filed by April 22. 

 

Dutschke agreed to serve a 300-month sentence to the charges and is currently in federal custody. 

 

 

 

printer friendly version | back to top

 

 

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Instagram

Follow Us via Email