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Man Charged With Threatening Nuclear Reactor

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 48-year-old Gretna man has been charged with threatening to destroy a nuclear reactor.

William Dugas was charged Thursday in a two-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury.

U.S. Attorney Jim Letten charges that Dugas called the Louisiana Public Service Commission and threatened to blow up a nuclear reactor because he was angry about his utility bill.

While serving a search warrant Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Dugas and handed him over to federal custody.

He faces 10 years in prison a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release.

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