(Science Photo Library via Associated Press)

A Twentynine Palms man who federal prosecutors said made over 10,000 harassing phone calls to government offices, which included threats to kill congressional staffers, was convicted Wednesday on six counts.

A jury found Robert Stahlnecker, 48, guilty on one count of making threats by interstate commerce and five counts of anonymous telecommunications harassment, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office - Central District of California. He was acquitted of two counts of threatening federal employees.

He faces a maximum sentence of five years in federal prison at a May 4 hearing in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.

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