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Monday, November 19, 2018
Arraignment set for Carthage man charged with making terroristic threat to get out of ticket
An 8:30 a.m. Wednesday arraignment is scheduled in Jasper County Circuit Court for Robert L. Ritter, 43, Carthage, who faces felony counts of making a terroristic threat and making a false bomb threat.
According to a Highway Patrol report, Ritter allegedly made the calls Friday in an effort to get out of a traffic ticket.
Ritter, who is also charged with hindering prosecution, is being held in the Jasper County Jail on a $5,000 cash-only bond.