FLINT, MI – A Flint man has been charged with two felonies related to a false bomb threat he made during the Genesee County Expungement Fair held June 2nd at the Genesee County Jail.
Ceasar Brown, 25-years-old, of Flint, is charged with one count of False Report or Threat of Terrorism and one count of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime. Each charge carries a possible maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
According to the investigation by the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 2:30pm on June 2nd, the City of Flint police department received a phone call indicating a bomb threat for 4:00pm at the Genesee County jail. At that same time, an all day expungement fair was being held on the front lawn and parking lot of the jail. In addition to Prosecutor Leyton and Sheriff Swanson, the expungement fair was attended by Governor Whitmer, Lt. Governor Gilchrist, Attorney General Nessel, Secretary of State Benson, several Michigan Supreme Court Justices, Congressman Kildee, the Sheriff of Wayne County, and other prominent officials and community leaders.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office enlisted the assistance of the FBI and Brown was identified as the caller of the threat and subsequently arrested.
Brown will be arraigned on the charges in 67th District Court and a probable cause conference and preliminary examination will be scheduled.
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