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Bryan Man Accused of A&M Bomb Threat

Photo of Dereon Kelly courtesy of A&M Police.

A Bryan man has been arrested for an e-mail bomb threat sent to Texas A&M University on October 19.

Jail records show 22 year old Dereon Kelly was arrested the night after the bomb threat was sent on unrelated charges from Dallas County.

Kelly has been held in the Brazos County Jail since the 19th and was arrested for the bomb threat on Monday, October 29.

University Police report a Bryan woman accused of sending a bomb threat to Texas State University, Brittany Henderson, remains a person of interest in the A&M case.

News release courtesy of Texas A&M University Police:

The Texas A&M University Police Department has arrested Dereon Tayronne Kelly of Bryan in connection with a bomb threat that was emailed to the Texas A&M Computing Information Services Department on Friday, October 19th.

Working in conjunction with several law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, investigators were able to link Kelly to the campus incident through his cellular telephone.

Kelly has been charged with making a terroristic threat, a third degree felony, punishable by up to 10 years in state prison and a fine up to $10,000.

He was arrested at the Brazos County Jail, where he was being held on unrelated charges. Kelly remains in the Brazos County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

Brittany Nicole Henderson, who was arrested in connection with a bomb threat at Texas State University, remains a person of interest in this case. No specific details regarding the investigation are being released.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the University Police at 979-845-2345.

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Posted by on Oct 29 2012. Filed under Featured Stories, News.


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