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03/20/04 - Longview

Threats get Longview Man 55 years in Prison

A Longview man with a long history of violent behavior, is going to jail for over 50 years after being found guilty of threatening an elderly relative. Police say 32 year old Lonel Hart made threatening phone calls to his 77 year old blind aunt, making one of the calls from jail.

Court records show hart has numerous convictions for assault family violence, resisting arrest and criminal activity. A Longview jury took 45 minutes to convict him of retaliation and threatening to harm a witness in a crime. He was sentenced to 55 years in prison.

Bob Hallmark reporting

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