Wiseman Resident Gets Two Years for Death Threats

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A Wiseman resident was sentenced this week to two years in prison after his conviction on federal charges for threatening to kill Bureau of Land Management workers.
The US District Attorney's office says 52 year old Jay Rolf Armstrong received a two-year prison term Wednesday, following his guilty pleas in August to two counts of threatening to assault federal officials.
According to the DA's office, Armstrong's threats came after BLM decisions regarding his mining activity on public lands.
On January 11th, he called government officials and threatened to kill BLM workers in Alaska.
In a call to the BLM office in Fairbanks, he said that if his claims weren't resolved, he would pick up arms and kill federal officials.
Armstrong was also sentenced to a year of supervised release after his two years of active jail time is finished.
He'll also have to pay a $2,000 fine.