PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD)– Peoria police have arrested a suspect for a bomb threat at the Pere Marquette that occurred on Saturday.

According to a Peoria Police press release, 30-year-old Val Burks was taken into custody without incident on Wednesday.

Burks has been charged with three counts of falsely making a terrorist threat. They are a suspect in two other related incidents and have been transported to Peoria County Jail.

The Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID) was the team that located Burks.

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