Elkville man arrested for phoning in bomb threats to Canada

JACKSON COUNTY, IL. (WJPF) – A Jackson County man has been arrested for phoning in bomb threats to places Alberta, Canada.

Justin Bagley, of Elkville, was arrested over the weekend on ten counts of felony disorderly conduct.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, it was around 8:30 PM Saturday that deputies received a report from the Taber Police Service in Taber, Alberta, Canada saying that over the last forty-eight hours, they had received ten bomb threats to various locations in town.

Locations included schools, a hospital, a bank, and police. Several of those locations had to be evacuated while the threats were checked out.

The phone number used to call in those threats was eventually traced back to Bagley. He was arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail. The investigation is ongoing.