Bomb Threat Suspect Charged

Bomb Threat Suspect Charged Click to Enlarge Photo: Stearns County Jail

(KNSI) - A man who says he felt he was being radicalized is accused of making a bomb threat that referenced St. Cloud's city hall.

According to the criminal complaint, Abdalle Ahmed Ege, of St. Cloud, posted on his Facebook page “Im bouta bomb this town” on Wednesday morning.

Police found a duffel bag next to a gas can outside city hall. Investigators say the duffel bag contained Ege’s personal items. Police found no explosives when they searched the building.

According to the complaint, the 25-year-old told police that he was being radicalized and posted the threat on Facebook to get attention from the FBI.

He has been charged with two felony counts of making terroristic threats.

Bond was set at $200,000 without conditions and $75,000 with conditions.

His next court date is April 30th.

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