Kershaw woman charged in Wal-Mart bomb threat

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By John Davis

PAGELAND - A Wal-Mart Distribution Center employee was arrested and charged last week with making a bomb threat against the business.

A woman’s need for attention spawned the May 15 phone call that halted work at one of Pageland’s largest employers for more than a hour, said Sheriff Sam Parker.

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office charged Jackie Jordan Barrett, 36, of 311 Old Georgetown Road, Kershaw, with conveying a bomb threat after she reportedly confessed to making the telephone call that shut down the facility.

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