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Jay Man Gets Seven Years For Hoax Bomb Addressed To Arizona Sheriff

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PHOENIX, Arizona -

A Jay man convicted of addressing a suspicious package to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, was sentenced to seven years in prison.

A federal judge in Arizona sentenced Gregory Shrader, 55, on Tuesday.

Shrader was convicted in September 2014 on charges of making a threat by means of explosive material, transporting explosive material, mailing an injurious item and possession of explosive materials by a felon.

Authorities say Shrader wasn't motivated by animosity toward Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and instead sent the package in hopes of framing his former partner in a financial trading books business.

Investigators say Shrader drove from Oklahoma to Arizona in April 2013 to put the bomb in a collection box in Flagstaff.

3/11/204 Related Story: Jay Man In Federal Custody On Complaint Of Making A Threat To Arizona Sheriff

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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