The OIG announced that commercial truck driver Ronald Mockelman has been charged with making threats to a federal employee.
Driver Accused of Making Threatening Calls
The report alleges that on January 10, Mockelman made several phone calls to the Nebraska division of the FMCSA threatening a safety inspector with bodily harm after he was fined for failing to adhere to motor carrier safety regulations. Mockelman also allegedly made more threatening calls to the Illinois-based FMCSA Midwestern Service Center.
Mockelman was formally charged on March 11 in U.S. District Court in Lincoln, Nebraska.