Bond set at $75,000 for suspected bomb threat caller

Bomb squad gets ready to examine suspicious package. (Source: Charles Francis/CPD)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston police arrested a 22-year-old Adams Run woman for calling in bomb threats to a TD Bank in West Ashley.{}

According to police, Poscher Smith was charged with three counts of{}conveying false information regarding attempted use of a destructive device. She was arrested at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

In a bond hearing on Wednesday afternoon, her bond was set at $75,000.

The arrest comes after the TD Bank on Orleans Road had to be evacuated again Tuesday morning. It was the third bomb threat made to the same bank in two days. This time, police officials said a suspicious item was found near the drive thru.

According to Charles Francis, a spokesperson with the Charleston Police, the bomb squad discovered the item was a can of paint.

Francis also confirmed that the caller who phoned in the threat was described as an adult.

No roads were closed as a result of the police activity but the Sunoco next to bank was shut down by police. Officers cleared the scene around 1:45 p.m.

The first bomb threat was called in to the TD Bank and the building was evacuated around 1 p.m. on Monday.

About two hours later, police had to evacuate the building again when a second bomb threat was called in.