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Kingman Police arrest suspect in school bomb threat

Manuel Miguel Molines (MCSO photo)

Manuel Miguel Molines (MCSO photo)

KINGMAN -- Manuel Miguel Molines, 39, of Kingman was arrested on Monday, Feb. 1 in connection to bomb threats made to the Kingman Middle School earlier in the day.

Molines faces felony charges of Making Terroristic Threats and Interference with an Education Facility, the Kingman Police Department wrote in a news release.

Police responded to the school in the 1300 block of Detroit Avenue at 7 a.m. to a report of an unknown subject calling the school and making a non-specific bomb threat. Officers responded to the school and found nothing suspicious, police wrote.

A second bomb threat call was received at 9 a.m. at the same time a KPD school resource officer was investigating the origin of the first call. The officer reportedly observed Molines walking away from the suspected source of the phone call.

Police wrote that an investigation revealed Molines made the second call, and he is suspected of also making the first call. Molines was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. The investigation continues.

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