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Bond set for man charged with making bomb threats against downtown Peoria hotel

Bond is set at $100,000 for a Creve Coeur man charged with making three false bomb threats against the Hotel Pere Marquette in downtown Peoria.

Val Burks, 30, allegedly made one threat on Jan. 19, and two on Jan. 28.

The hotel was evacuated multiple times after the threats were made. Authorities never found anything after making sweeps of the building.

Burks is due back in court again on March 2 for a preliminary hearing.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.