Peterborough man charged in connection to bomb threat at Port Perry High School

A 40-year-old Peterborough man has been charged in connection with a threatening email sent to Port Perry High School earlier this week as well as other locations.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, the man sent bomb threats through email to various libraries, schools and hotels across Ontario and in Vancouver on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 9 and 10).

After learning the messages were allegedly being sent from an address in Peterborough, officers there launched an investigation and executed a search warrant shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday night

Joshua Kimble of Rubidge Street has been charged with eight counts of convey false message, eight counts of public mischief and two counts of uttering threats to cause death and or bodily harm.

He was held in custody pending a court appearance on Friday (Nov. 13).

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