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Bomb threat suspects in custody


By AJ Dome

Two CSU-Pueblo students were arrested Wednesday evening in connection to the bomb threat made to the university recently.

The two students in custody are Simon Budisavljevic, a freshman majoring in pre-engineering, and Charles Evan Montoya, a freshman majoring in biology, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office.

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Budisavljevic and Montoya have been suspended from the university and currently face one felony charge and one misdemeanor charge, according to the KKTV website.

In a statement from the Office of External Affairs, the students confessed they were the writers of the bomb threat that was discovered in the Student Center, at 10:32 a.m. Tuesday morning.

“The sheriff’s office will remain at increased staffing throughout the weekend, even though there is no longer a viable threat to campus,” according to a campus-wide e-mail.

The TODAY will update on this story as more information is released.