A former Baldwin State Prison inmate was sentenced to five years in federal prison Wednesday for threatening to kill President Barack Obama in 2011, according to the U.S. Attorneys Office.
Richard Jeremy Ware, 37, was indicted in 2012 on five counts of making threats against the president and one count of mailing threatening communications, according to the indictment filed in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.
Ware pleaded guilty in April to one count of making threats against the president, according to federal court records.
While held at Central State Prison in Macon, Ware wrote a letter in November 2011 threatening to kill Obama and the first lady.
Ware also threatened to kidnap and molest the Obamas daughters.
The letter was sent to an address in Georgia, according to a plea agreement filed in the case.
He made additional threats to kill Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and George Bush in the letter, according to the indictment and plea agreement.
Ware made 10 calls to the prisons Rape Elimination Act hotline in March 2012, leaving messages saying he would kill the president, according to the indictment.
At the time of the threats, Ware was serving a sentence for making terroristic threats in Whitfield County in 2009, according to state prison records.
He has been in federal custody since March 2013, according to the U.S. Attorneys Office.
Information from Telegraph archives was used in this report.
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