Glendale man charged for bomb threats to KABC-TV

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Friday, October 16, 2015
Several buildings in Glendale, including the ABC7 Broadcast Center, were evacuated because of a bomb threat on Sept. 30, 2015.
Several buildings in Glendale, including the ABC7 Broadcast Center, were evacuated because of a bomb threat on Sept. 30, 2015.
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GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- A 22-year-old man has been charged for making bomb threats to KABC-TV, the district attorney's office announced Thursday.

Tyler Raj Barriss of Glendale faces two felony counts of false report of bomb to agency or business and one felony count of criminal threats.

When Glendale police searched the station with bomb-sniffing dogs, KABC broadcasted the 4pm newscast outdoors from a satellite.

Barriss is being held on $1 million bail. If convicted, he faces a possible maximum sentence of four years and four months.