MAYWOOD, Ill. (STMW) — A west suburban man who was supposed to appear in court on a retail theft charge is now being held without bond after making false bomb threat to the courthouse from a payphone inside the building, police say.
About 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, Maywood police received a call about a bomb threat at the Cook County courthouse in Maywood, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. The call was made from a payphone inside the building.READ MORE: Two Chicago Police Officers Shot Near Gas Station In West Suburban Lyons
The building was searched and nothing suspicious was found, a statement from the sheriff’s office said.
Police checked courthouse surveillance cameras and identified Carlos Davila, 34, of Cicero as the suspect who used a payphone at the same time the threat was called in, the statement said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Changes
Davila was charged with felony disorderly conduct and ordered held on a $15,000 bond, according to the sheriff’s office.
A sheriff’s office spokesman said Davila was at the courthouse for a hearing on a previous retail theft charge. Following the phone incident, he was ordered held without bond on that charge.MORE NEWS: North Side Condo Building Residents Alarmed By Mail Thefts Apparently Committed Using A Master Key
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