Student arrested in Daytona State College bomb threat

Deputies say student was bored, made threat as joke


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Volusia County deputies have arrested the student they say made a false bomb threat into Daytona State College's Deltona campus last week.

Jaime Morales-Osorio, 21, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with false report of a bomb or explosion in the Thursday afternoon incident.

Deputies said Morales-Osorio wrote a message on a board inside of the main building indicating that a bomb had been placed in the student office and the college was going to blow up.

The school was evacuated and deputies searched the school, but didn't find anything.

According to the report, Morales-Osorio was spotted and identified in surveillance video near the white board and questioned on Tuesday at the campus. Deputies said he initially denied being responsible for writing the message, but later apologized for lying.

Morales-Osorio told investigators he was bored and didn't mean any harm and that it was supposed to be a joke, according to deputies.

He was booked into Volusia County jail on $50,000 bond.