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Veteran who threatened police on Oregon reservation gets probation


January 27, 2017

PORTLAND - A veteran who threatened police during a seven-hour standoff outside his home on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation will serve no prison time after a federal judge agreed with concerns Wednesday that the isolation and inactivity would jeopardize the man's recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder.

U.S. District Judge Robert Jones instead sentenced Johnathan Courtney to probation and warned him never to drink alcohol.


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