Man admits making threat against Kansas synagogue

1 year 6 months 1 week ago Thursday, March 16 2017 Mar 16, 2017 Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:24:28 PM CDT March 16, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A 41-year-old Kansas City man has pleaded guilty to making a threatening phone call to an Overland Park synagogue.

Brian Wachter pleaded guilty Thursday to making a criminal threat, which is a felony.

He admitted in his plea that he called in the threat last May to Congregation Beth Shalom.

The Kansas City Star reports prosecutors didn't say what the threat involved but court documents describe it as a "threat to commit violence."

Sentencing is scheduled for May 9.

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