Sims will also live under a year of supervised release after his prison term is up, according to theCharlotte Observer. The Observer reported that Sims pleaded guilty in a deal to avoid incarceration, though the judge in the case rejected the offer.
The Charlotte, N.C., man was arrested in September after threatening to kill the president via his Twitter handle, @DestroyLeague_D. Authorities confirmed Sims was the owner of the account via search warrants.
Some of Sims’ tweets are still available online: