Man accused of calling in LSU bomb threat pleads not guilty to federal charges

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 12:15pm

UPDATE: The man police say admitted to calling a bomb threat to LSU has pled not guilty to federal charges.

William Bouvey, Jr., 42, was indicted on one count of willfully conveying false information concerning the attempt to destroy property by means of explosives after the September 17 call that led to the evacuation of the entire campus.

A federal judge said Bouvay will stay locked up in West Baton Rouge Parish Prison until this trial that's set for December.

Bouvay is also facing state and local charges.

ORIGINAL: The man accused of calling in a bomb threat at LSU will be arraigned today, and his charges have increased since being arrested.

According to District Attorney Hillar Moore, William Bouway is now charged with Communication of a False Bomb Threat to School, along with the federal charges he’s already facing.

Bouvay is thought to have called in the threat that forced officials to evacuate the entire campus.

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