CPD: Man threatened to burn police station, bomb sheriff's dept.

4 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, November 25 2014 Nov 25, 2014 Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:18:00 AM CST November 25, 2014 in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Boone County Prosecuting Attorney charged a 21-year-old Columbia man Tuesday with making a terroristic threat.

The Columbia Police Department said officers arrested Matthew Crain Monday on two outstanding warrants including a violation of loitering and a non-moving traffic violation.

While at the Columbia Police Department, officials said Crain threatened to set fire to CPD and set a bomb off at the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

Court documents also said, "Crain stated he has extinsive (sic) military training and knowledge to construct a bomb."

Crain was in the Boone County Jail as of Tuesday morning.

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