CONCORD – A man attending Keene State College has been charged for calling the office of a member of the United States House of Representatives and threatening to kill the Congressman.

Allan Poller, 23, was charged with transmitting in interstate commerce a threat to injure the person of another. Poller made an initial appearance in federal court in Concord on April 3, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

According to the charging documents, on March 29, 2023 at approximately 12:20 a.m., Poller called the congressional office in Washington DC and left a voicemail, stating:

"Hi, my name is Allan Poller, A-L-L-A-N P-O-L-L-E-R, phone number []8931. And I just want to let you know, Representative [Name], if you keep on coming for the gays, we’re gonna strike back and I guarantee you, you do not want to fuck with us. We will kill you if that’s what it takes. I will take a bullet to your fucking head if you fuck with my rights anymore. And then if you want to keep going down that path, you know who’s next."

The charge provides for a sentence of up to five years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and statutes which govern the determination of a sentence in a criminal case.   back...