U.P. Man Arraigned for Terror Threats

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Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man was arraigned Monday for making terrorist threats.

28-year old James Bugg of Rapid River faces one count of attempted weapons/dangerous weapons – miscellaneous, for allegedly manufacturing a bomb or bombshell in a May 25 incident.

Bugg was arrested Friday night without incident in Delta County’s Masonville Township after a joint investigation by the Michigan State Police, the FBI, and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Authorities say Bugg, who is a convicted felon, made threats on the internet to build an explosive device and attempt to harm people at a public venue.

Bugg is being held at the Delta County jail on $50,000 bond. He faces up to 2 1/2 years in prison if convicted.  The incident remains under investigation.

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