Kentucky man who threatened to bomb IRS facility, assaulted officers headed to prison

Published 10:23 am Monday, April 8, 2024

A Kentucky man was sentenced to federal prison for threatening to bomb IRS facility and assaulting federal law enforcement officers.

Cameron Hyatt, 30, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced last week to 1 year and 5 months in prison for providing false information and hoaxes and for assaulting, resisting, and impeding officers and employees of the United States.

U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky and Special Agent in Charge Kelly Moening of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) Louisville Field Office made the announcement.

According to court documents, Hyatt was sentenced to 1 year and 5 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for one count of providing false information and hoaxes and three counts of assaulting, resisting, or impeding an officer and employee of the United States. Hyatt was also ordered to pay $11,201.70 in restitution.

On April 17, 2023, Hyatt threatened to bomb an Internal Revenue Service processing facility where he previously worked as a contract employee. Additionally, on April 20, 2023, Hyatt assaulted, resisted, and impeded three TIGTA Special Agents in connection with his arrest for the conduct in which he engaged on April 17, 2023.

There is no parole in the federal system.