Columbia teenager charged in school bomb threat

Published 1:43 am Sunday, January 23, 2011

A 17-year-old Columbia High School student has been arrested and charged as an adult after allegedly sending a text-message bomb threat to one of her teachers.

Columbia Police Chief Jim Kinslow said authorities tracked down Kellsey Davis after she allegedly used a program on her iPod Touch to send a text message to one of her teachers which alluded to the threat of a bomb at the school.

After Davis was taken in for questioning on Thursday, she admitted to sending the message and was then arrested.

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According to Kinslow, Davis will be charged as an adult for making a bomb threat and causing a panic, which is a felony.