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IOWA SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS HEBERT CONVICTION

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AN AKRON IOWA MAN WHO WAS FOUND GUILTY OF ASSAULTING PEACE OFFICERS AFTER MAKING THREATS AGAINST LOCAL AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS IN 2014 HAS LOST A SECOND APPEAL OF HIS CONVICTION.

THE IOWA SUPREME COURT THURSDAY DENIED A REQUEST FOR FURTHER REVIEW OF 39 YEAR OLD JEREMY HEBERT’S APPEAL .

AUTHORITIES SAY HEBERT CALLED 9-1-1 IN 2014 AND CLAIMED HE WOULD BLOW UP THE WHITE HOUSE.

WHEN FEDERAL AGENTS AND A PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY WENT TO HEBERT’S HOME TO QUESTION HIM, HE THEN THREATENED TO KILL THEM.

HEBERT WAS CONVICTED ON THREE COUNTS OF ASSAULTING A PEACE OFFICER WITH INTENT TO INFLICT SERIOUS INJURY AND SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON.

THE IOWA COURT OF APPEALS UPHELD HEBERT’S CONVICTION IN APRIL.

HEBERT REMAINS IN CUSTODY IN THE ROCKWELL CITY PRISON.