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Ray Persaud Full name Ray Ghansham Persaud student of University of St. Thomas (UST) was arrested Tuesday morning and made his initial court appearance at 2:00 p.m

Ray Persaud Age

Ray Ghansham Persaud Age is 20 years old.

Ray Ghansham Persaud Charge and Arrested 

Ray Ghansham Persaud student of University of St. Thomas (UST)  student has been charged with making bomb threats targeting the university’s St. Paul campus.

Complaint Was Received About Ray Ghansham Persaud

According to a criminal complaint filed Monday, Persaud used a tool that allows users to have multiple phone numbers to call the St. Paul-based university and make the threats. A criminal complaint details the charges against Ray Ghansham Persaud, the complaint against was how investigators have tied him to a series of bomb threats phoned in on three separate days. Federal prosecutors say on April 17, 2019, Persaud called operators at the university’s St. Paul campus and said there was a bomb, specifically mentioning McNeely Hall.

In Which Class Ray Ghansham Persaud

According to Julie Sullivan, the president of the University of St. Thomas, said Tuesday that Persaud was a third-year undergraduate student who commuted to campus.

University President Views About Ray Ghansham Persaud

“I am very relieved that a suspect has been identified and arrested and that our community is not in danger from these hoaxes,” she wrote in a statement.

University President Sullivan said that Ray Ghansham Persaud has been suspended and, in the event, he is found guilty, will be immediately expelled from St. Thomas. Persaud is slated to make his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon in Minneapolis.

Thomas allegedly made three hoax bomb threats By About Ray Ghansham Persaud

MacDonald’s office in his statement said Ray Ghansham Persaud allegedly prepared three hoax bomb threats against the St. Thomas University in this year. The alleged threats Happened in the previous three months April, May, and September Accordingly. All three prompted directly to the St. Paul campus.

Investigators were able to trace the origin of the Sept. 17 calls to Persaud’s home address in Blaine, Minnesota.

Persaud was arrested Tuesday morning, and has been suspended and legally prevented from being on the school’s St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses.

A Letter About Ray Ghansham Persaud

From:

Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Minnesota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

St. Thomas Student Charged For Hoax Bomb Threats Against The University’s St. Paul Campus

United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced a federal criminal complaint against RAY GHANSHAM PERSAUD, 20, for calling in bomb threats to the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. PERSAUD was arrested this morning and will make his initial appearance today at 2:00 pm before Magistrate Judge David T. Schultz in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

According to the allegations in the criminal complaint and law enforcement affidavit, on April 17, 2019, PERSAUD called the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and said there was a bomb on campus, specifically mentioning McNeely Hall. PERSAUD called the University of St. Thomas three times that morning making bomb threats. As a result, the University evacuated and closed its entire St. Paul campus, including a child care center located in one of the buildings. The FBI determined that the calls came from a Voice Over Internet Protocol, or “VOIP,” telephone number serviced by TextMe, an app that allows users to have multiple telephone numbers. On August 20, 2019, PERSAUD again called the University of St. Thomas via TextMe and said there was a bomb in the John Roach Center, a classroom building on the St. Paul campus, which was subsequently evacuated and closed for the day. On September 17, 2019, PERSAUD called the University of St. Thomas again, through a different VOIP app, and stated that there were bombs in the O’Shaughnessy Science Center, the John Roach Center, the Anderson Student Center, and the Facilities Design Center. All four buildings were subsequently evacuated. Investigators were able to trace the origin of the September 17, 2019, calls to PERSAUD’s home address in Blaine, Minnesota.

This case is the result of an investigation conducted by the FBI and the Saint Paul Police Department.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Docherty.

Defendant Information:

RAY GHANSHAM PERSAUD, 20

Blaine, Minn.

Charges:

  • Using an instrumentality of interstate commerce to make a threat to kill, injure, or intimidate any individual, and to damage or destroy any building, by means of fire and explosive, 1 count

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The charges contained in the complaint are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Component(s):
USAO – Minnesota
Updated September 24, 2019

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