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Peru man arrested for allegedly claiming to have a bomb

Posted by wlpo on January 23, 2015

Claim you have a bomb and it will be taken seriously. A student at Illinois Valley Community College was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly making a statement Wednesday evening that he had a bomb in his book bag.

Oglesby Police Chief Jim Knoblauch says Robert Jasper of Peru was searched by campus security Wednesday evening. No bomb was found. The investigation was given to the Oglesby Police Thursday morning.

Jasper faces a charge of felony disorderly conduct and is being held in the La Salle County Jail.

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