Man Who Threatened To Kill Colorado State Senator Avoids Jail Time

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – A man who pleaded guilty after threatening a Colorado state lawmaker has avoided jail time.

Dylan Hopkins, 21, was sentenced to 18 months probation, he must take a anger management class, must participate in a mental health evaluation and complete any treatment they recommend. He must also get his GED in the next 18 months.

Dylan Hopkins (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Dylan Hopkins (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Hopkins wrote state Sen. Laura Woods a threatening Facebook message last summer saying he would shoot her and her family.

On Hopkins’ Facebook page, many of his posts involved politics.

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