Man Accused of Calling Clarion County Jail 11 Times in Middle of Night, Threatening to Kill Employee Due in Court on Tuesday

Jacob Deemer

Jacob Deemer

Published March 15, 2024 4:28 am
Last Updated: March 28, 2024 2:10 pm
Man Accused of Calling Clarion County Jail 11 Times in Middle of Night, Threatening to Kill Employee Due in Court on Tuesday

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A hearing for a man accused of calling the Clarion County Jail 11 times in the middle of the night and threatening to kill an employee is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

According to court documents, a preliminary hearing for 36-year-old William James Campbell III, of Rochester, Pa., is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, with Magisterial District Judge Jarah Lee Heeter presiding.

He faces the following charge:

  • Terroristic Threats W/ Intent To Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1

Details of the case:

According to a criminal complaint, Trooper Sean Floor, of PSP Clarion, was dispatched to the Clarion County Jail around 2:51 a.m. on January 22, for a report of a known male calling and making threats.

Upon arriving at the jail, Trooper Floor spoke with the victim, who related William Campbell called in 11 times in one night, the complaint states.

The victim advised Campbell to call during regular business hours, and he subsequently got very aggressive and told the victim he was going to come to the jail and kill her, the complaint indicates.

A witness/co-employee heard every phone call, the complaint notes.

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