TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge says a Texarkana man accused of calling the local FBI office more than 14,000 times over the course of a year is not competent to stand trial.
A grand jury indicted Larry Donell Turner on one count of making harassing communications. Prosecutors allege that Turner called the Texarkana FBI about 40 times per day throughout 2011.
An indictment says that amounted to 14,108 calls — or 659 hours.
The Texarkana Gazette reports that prosecutors requested the evaluation for Turner. At a hearing Friday, U.S. District Judge Harry Barnes found Turner incompetent, based on the report.
Turner's attorney, John Stroud, said Turner has complied with treatment so far and has shown improvement in his behavior. The judge ordered that Turner be sent to a hospital for treatment.
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