Baldwinsville woman arrested and charged with threatening to murder a congressman

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NEW YORK STATE (WSYR-TV) — A Baldwinsville woman is facing charges after she allegedly threatened to kill a local congressman.

Bethann Marie Wallace, 48, of Baldwinsville, is accused of leaving a threatening voicemail for New York Congressman John Katko at his Washington, D.C. office in July that included a threat to kill the congressman.

Wallace was arrested and charged with criminal complaint with interstate communication of a threat. If convicted, the charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine, or both.

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