Inmates made bomb threat

Published: May. 17, 2013 at 7:17 PM EDT|Updated: May. 22, 2013 at 9:48 PM EDT
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Asa Balloon (SOURCE: Lowndes County jail)
Asa Balloon (SOURCE: Lowndes County jail)
Kareem Foster (SOURCE: Lowndes County jail)
Kareem Foster (SOURCE: Lowndes County jail)

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Two Lowndes County jail inmates are accused of committing another crime while behind bars.

23-year-old Kareem Foster and 19-year old Asa Balloon are now charged with felony terroristic threats and acts after police say they called 911 from jail May 14th and said there was a bomb in South Georgia Medical Center.

Investigators found no bomb and traced the phone call to the jail.

Balloon was in jail for a burglary charge and Foster was there for a probation violation.

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