Deputies: Second Electrolux bomb threat suspect charged - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies: Second Electrolux bomb threat suspect charged

Posted: Updated: May 1, 2014 03:32 PM
Jarius Jefferson (Source: Anderson County Sheriff's Office) Jarius Jefferson (Source: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office has arrested a second suspect in connection with bomb threats made at the Electrolux plant in April, according to Lt. Sheila Cole.

Cole said 20-year-old Jarius Jefferson, of Iva, was employed by Action Staffing and working at the plant when the threat was called in on April 22.

According to Cole, telephone records identified Jefferson as a potential suspect and he confessed to making the threat.

Bomb threats were made at the manufacturing plant on Masters Boulevard on three occasions in April.

Tremayne Corley, 21, was arrested and charged with two counts of making a bomb threat to real or personal property for the threats in connection with the threats made on April 2 and April 18.

Cole said there is no indication that Jefferson is linked to Corley.

According to Cole, there has been no indication that Jefferson had or had access to a bomb.

He has been charged with one count of making a bomb threat to real or personal property.

If convicted he could face up to 15 years in prison.

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