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Franklin Co. man told officers he had a bomb after being found in stolen car, police say | News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-03-01 10:31:00 –

ST. Claire, MO (KMOV.com)-A man in Franklin County has faced several charges after stealing a car and telling police that he has a bomb.

Police said Thursday afternoon, police officers in St. Clair were informed that a car had been stolen from a driveway on Wall Street. When the suspect got into the car, he bumped into a nearby road sign and utility box.

The stolen car and suspect were found on a K’s Kwik Corner petrol pump. When police arrested the man, he reportedly told them he had a bomb. As a precautionary measure, the store was evacuated and police officers on the scene kept away from the suspect. When officers determined that the bomb threat had disappeared, employees were allowed to return to K’S Kwik Corner and resumed normal operations.

Benjamin Dodson, 42, has been charged with car theft, property damage, the threat of terrorism, leaving the scene of an accident, illegal possession of drug-related tools, and driving with a revoked / suspended license. It was. He is bound by a $ 100,000 cash-only bond.

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