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Posted at 9:03 AM ET, 02/15/2011

Md. inmate charged for threats

By David P. Marino-Nachison

An inmate at the St. Mary's County Detention Center threatened a judge and a state's attorney after breaking a television set, according to the county sheriff's office.

Inmate Antonio W. Gantt, 43, of Leonardtown, pulled a television off the wall and threw it on the floor on Feb. 12, according to authorities.

Gantt. (St. Mary's Sheriff's Office)

While a deputy was processing Gantt, Gantt allegedly threatened to kill Maryland Circuit Court Judge C. Clarke Raley and State's Attorney Richard D. Fritz.

Gantt was charged with destruction of property and two counts of threatening public officials.

By David P. Marino-Nachison  | February 15, 2011; 9:03 AM ET
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, St. Mary's  
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Just a guess here but you won't be seing him on "Jeopardy" tonight or any other night.

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | February 15, 2011 9:58 AM | Report abuse

What's with all the violence against televisions by inmates lately?

Posted by: Nghbrhdwatch | February 15, 2011 11:32 AM | Report abuse


Have you seen the crap on tv lately?

Posted by: Irato | February 15, 2011 11:37 AM | Report abuse

Sounds like something the average housewife does when someone gives a bogus price for the showcase on the Price Is Right.

Posted by: cbmuzik | February 15, 2011 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Obviously irate that Justin Bieber didn't win for best new artist...

Posted by: tsamm | February 15, 2011 12:34 PM | Report abuse

Give him an Etch-A-Sketch and see how he likes that for entertainment.

Posted by: blackforestcherry | February 15, 2011 1:17 PM | Report abuse

This is not the article I clicked on. I wanted to read about the "Firefighter recognized for saving girl". Get it together WAPO, please.

Posted by: OHREALLYNOW | February 15, 2011 1:20 PM | Report abuse

Is television really THAT bad? I've lived in a cave all my life, so I don't know...

And what's a Bieber?

Posted by: JustSaying1945 | February 15, 2011 1:28 PM | Report abuse

Let's hope he gets a fair trial and the County has the common sense to bolt down their TVs next time.

Posted by: hungrypirana | February 15, 2011 2:22 PM | Report abuse

Let's hope he's stamping license plates to pay for a new TV.

Posted by: clancrs | February 15, 2011 3:05 PM | Report abuse

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