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Pensacola Man Charged with Terrorism, Accused of Threatening Courthouse Bombing, School Shooting

A Pensacola man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism for allegedly threatening to carry out at mass shooting at a local elementary school and to detonate explosives at the county courthouse.

Kelyton Maxwell, 32, was arrested Friday by Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents, who were assisted by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, according to an FDLE news release.

In May, FDLE agents began to investigate multiple telephone calls to the Escambia County Courthouse, the county’s 911 call centers and the Pensacola Police Department threatening to detonate explosive devices inside and outside the courthouse.

Read more at the Pensacola News Journal

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