A Selah, Wash. man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to threatening a federal official.
Charles Alan Wilson was arrested by the FBI and local law enforcement at his home in Selah, near Yakima, Was. Wilson became the subject of a federal investigation after a series of threatening phone calls to the office of Washington's U.S. Senator Patty Murray. Wilson faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. WIlson reportedly called Senator Patty Murray's office on multiple occasions leaving expletive laden threatening messages.
Wilson's threats were in response to the passage of the Health Care Reform Act.