Peoria Heights man arrested for bomb threats

By WEEK Reporter

June 8, 2012 Updated Jun 8, 2012 at 9:59 PM CDT

BARTONVILLE, Ill -- The Bartonville Police Department and Peoria Heights Police Department executed a search warrant on a Peoria Heights residence arrested Jeremy Fritz, 25, for allegedly making bomb threats against Limestone Community High School.

The arrest concluded a three month investigation beginning in March stemming from bomb threats and suggestive and threatening emails directed towards the faculty and staff of Limestone.

Fritz attended Limestone from 2002 through 2006, but graduated under the name Jeremy Linski.

Five computers were seized in the search, along with several harddrives.  Fritz was charged with one count of Felony Identity Theft, 3 counts of Federal Disorderly Conduct - Bomb Threats and 55 counts of Harrasment through Electronic Communications.

Fritz is currently being held at the Peoria County Jail awaiting bond.

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