Dinwiddie woman charged with threatening to bomb Petersburg Muslim Center


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Police arrested a 48-year-old woman from Dinwiddie on Monday for reportedly threatening to bomb a Muslim center in Petersburg.

Renee M. Nunnally was detained after authorities received a tip from a community partner on the morning of May 20. Nunnally has been charged with threatening to bomb, police said. 

With the help of the FBI, Virginia State Police and the Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office, authorities were able to take Nunnally in without any incident. Petersburg Police said that “at no time were the citizens of Petersburg, houses of worship, or Muslim Centers in any danger.”  

A Petersburg Police spokesperson confirmed to 8News that Nunnally was charged in Dinwiddie County and given a $2,000 secured bond. 

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