Sterling Heights man pleads no contest to threatening to 'sever the heads' of judges

Man sends email threatening 2 Macomb County Court judges, authorities say

Mohammad Subhi Alsheleh, 30, of Sterling Heights (WDIV)
Mohammad Subhi Alsheleh, 30, of Sterling Heights (WDIV)

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – A 30-year-old Sterling Heights man pleaded no contest Thursday to charges in connection to threats he made against two Macomb County Circuit Court judges.

Mohammad Subhi Alsheleh pleaded no contest to making a false report or threat of terrorism and using a computer to commit a crime. He was charged as a habitual offender on both counts.

The plea was taken under advisement.

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According to authorities, Alsheleh sent a threatening email Sept. 26 to a Royal Oak attorney's office. In the email, the writer threatened to "sever the heads" of two judges.

The threats were sent using a mobile device and were sent from a fake email address, police said.

Alsheleh was identified as a suspect based on his child custody proceedings in front of both judges. Alsheleh was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant from Chesterfield Township.

Both charges are 20-year felonies.

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