Incident for Rodney Phipps 2019-06-18

First Name Rodney
Other Name
Last Name Phipps
DOB 2019-06-18 00:00:00 UTC
Age 29
Gender male
Location US
Information According to allegations in the Indictment, from in or around August 2015 through August 2017, Phipps placed swatting calls from Delaware to police departments and emergency dispatch centers across the country, including calls to Harrison, New Jersey; Opelousas, Louisiana; Russel County, Kentucky; Pasco County, Florida; and Forsyth County, Georgia. Those swatting calls included false reports that murder, shooting incidents, arson, and a hostage situation had taken place or would take place.
Pending Outcome No
Damages Costs Unknown
Date Of Crime 2015-08-01
Crime(s) Swatting
Sector(s) private
Motovation(s) revenge
Charge(s) making a false threat involving explosives making interstate threats
Authorities FBI
Authorities Statement view
Prosecutors David C. Weiss Jesse S. Wenger
Plea Yes
Plea Date 2019-08-12
Plea Info Guilty
Sentenced Yes
Sentenced Date 2019-11-22
Sentenced Information
Sentenced Jail Yes
Sentenced Months 24