Beckley Man Sent to Jail Over Walmart Threats

A threat to blow up the Walmart in Beckley has landed a man in jail. Police say 25-year old Travis Lee Persinger of Beckley is being charged with three counts of making false bomb threats after making the alleged threats at the Walmart on Eisenhower Drive earlier in September. Persinger was employed by the store, and reportedly told police he only made the threats because he was bored.