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United States of America v. Desmond George Danial
Case Number: 0:18-cr-00154-ADM-LIB
Judge: Leon I. Brisbois
Court: United States District Court for the District of Minnesota (Hennepin County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Deidre Y. Aanstad
Defendant's Attorney: Douglas Olson and Katherian D. Roe, FPD
Minneapolis, MN - Convicted Felon Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Stalking
DESMOND GEORGE DANIAL, 51, to 30 months in prison for interstate stalking. DANIAL, who pleaded guilty on November 8, 2018, was sentenced today before Senior Judge Ann D. Montgomery in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
According to his guilty plea and documents filed in court, between August 5, 2014, and March 20, 2018, DANIAL repeatedly harassed and threatened his victim, her husband and her family. In 2012, DANIAL was charged and convicted of stalking in Stearns County, Minnesota, and a restraining order was filed against DANIAL preluding him from having contact with the victim. In August 2014, even after the victim left Minnesota and moved to Wyoming, DANIAL continued his harassment by repeatedly sending threatening text messages and emails, including threats of violence, to both the victim and her husband. DANIAL also harassed and threatened the victim’s parents who lived in Bemidji, Minnesota.
This case was the result of an investigation conducted by the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the FBI Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Deidre Y. Aanstad.
DESMOND GEORGE DANIAL, 51
City of residence unknown
Interstate stalking, 1 count