LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Chatsworth man was indicted on Friday in a cyberstalking case during this summer involving two sisters he is accused of threatening with rape and murder.
25-year-old Alex Scott Roberts is charged with two counts of stalking and four counts of making threats through text messages.READ MORE: Housing Crisis: Newsom Signs Measures To Allow For More Duplexes, Apartments Near Transit
If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
It was not immediately clear if Roberts knew the unnamed sisters, or what his alleged motive was in his communications.READ MORE: Dog Flu Spreading Quickly Across LA County
Roberts is currently in state custody serving a sentence for violating his parole.
He is expected to be transferred into federal custody by the FBI at the end of the month for the cyberstalking case, officials said.MORE NEWS: LA County Announces Re-Homing Program To Help Keep Pets Out Of Shelters
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