Public is asked to identify caller of Butler High bomb threats

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying those responsible for making nine bomb threats against Butler High School in the past week.

Sgt. Calvin Chew, a violent crimes investigator, released recordings of eight of the threats today and asked that anyone with information about the calls to contact the sheriff’s office at (706) 821-1080.

The calls are being placed to 911 using prepaid and disconnected cell phones, which adds to the challenge of tracking down the callers. The callers, however, can be tracked down, Sgt. Chew said.

“A lot of times we get good leads,” he said of the callers. “It’s wrong, it’s against the law and it will be punished accordingly.”

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Click here to listen to the bomb threat audio from Richmond County and Aiken County 911 operators.

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