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Criminal – Venue – Threats Against Law Enforcement Officer – Federal Prisoner (access required)

Although defendant made his alleged threats to murder the Assistant U.S. Attorney who prosecuted him for drug crimes in the Southern District of West Virginia while defendant was incarcerated in a federal correctional institution in Ashland, Kentucky, the proper venue for his prosecution for this threat under 18 U.S.C. § 115(a) is the Southern ...