Marion police recruit arrested for threatening to ‘blow up’ academy

Marion police recruit arrested for threatening to ‘blow up’ academy

MARION, AR (WMC) - A police officer recruit from Arkansas accused of making terrorist threats has been arrested.

Arkansas State Police said Wisam Algburi made a threat to "blow-up" the Black River Law Enforcement Training Academy.

Marion Police Department said Algburi no longer works for the department.

Algburi had been employed at the department since February 2017.

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