Howard County Man Sentenced For Sending Death Threats To LQBTQ+ Advocates

The threats were made over the phone and through email.

Baltimore, Md. (BW)- A man from Howard County was sentenced in U.S. District Court to two years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release after he made death threats to groups and individuals supporting the LGBTQ+ community.

The convicted is 34-year-old Adam Nettina from West Friendship in Howard County.

Throughout 2022 and 2023 Nettina made death threats to an LGBTQ+ advocacy group as well as a Maryland State Delegate and a Viginia State Delegate who voiced their support for the transgender community.

The threats were made through email and over the phone.

Nettina had entered into a plea agreement.

He said his threats were intentional and he was fully aware that his words would be interpreted as threatening.