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Man sentenced to time-served for making threatening calls to Las Cruces officers

Sean Stinson{ }was charged with seven counts of transmitting interstate communications with intent to threaten to injure another person. Credit: LCPD

An El Paso man accused of making threatening calls to Las Cruces police officers was sentenced to time-served, federal officials said.

Sean Stinson, 33, was arrested on Sept. 2, 2016, for threatening to shoot and kill specific officers, officials said.

Stinson called several times from El Paso, and some of the calls were recorded, officials said.

Stinson was charged with seven counts of transmitting interstate communications with intent to threaten to injure another person.

Stinson pleaded guilty on July 24, stating he acknowledged he intended the calls to be perceived as threats.

He was sentenced to time-served, which totaled 406 days.

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