Trevor Weldon Ingram Arrested For Allegedly Making Bomb Threat For The Root’s Show At SXSW
Police arrested a man connected with a bomb threat that caused The Roots show at South by Southwest in Austin to be canceled.
Trevor Weldon Ingram allegedly emailed Live Nation Music claiming there was a bomb planted at the venue. No bomb was found but sponsors decided to cancel the event to ensure the safety of the audience. However, the announcement was made after a crowd had already gathered.
According to a police statement they were “able to identify and locate the suspect believed to be tied to the threat and at 11:08 p.m.. a warrant was signed” for Ingram’s arrest. At 11:15 p.m. he was arrested on a third-degree felony charge for making a terrorist threat. The statement added that “there are no indications of any broader security concerns for any activities relating to the incident.”