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Statesboro man charged with making bomb threats

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Posted: August 25, 2014 5:22 p.m.
Updated: August 25, 2014 5:13 p.m.
Statesboro man charged with making bomb threats

Clinton Johnson

A man was arrested and charged with making bomb threats against two apartment complexes Monday, police said.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. Monday, the Statesboro Police Department received information that a possible bomb threat was called in to Summit Apartments on North Main Street and Little Lots Creek Apartments on East Jones Avenue, according to a news release.

Officers immediately responded to both apartment complexes and searched each location for any suspicious devices, but none were located, police said.

Upon further investigation, the caller was identified as Clinton Johnson, 44, and he was later located and arrested at Northside Apartments on Packinghouse Road, where he lives, the release says.

Johnson was charged with transmitting a false public alarm, a felony.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Detective Lt. Rob Bryan at the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to or by sending a text message starting with "TIPSSPD" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.


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