Darlington man arrested for threatening to use weapon of mass destruction
Darlington County sheriff’s investigators have arrested Michael Donavan Avin, 46, of Darlington, after an investigation into threatening telephone messages that were left at the Darlington Raceway.
Investigators allege Avin called the Darlington Raceway April 27 leaving the messages. Investigators also allege Avin had indicated in a letter written to another location in Darlington County that he had access to 125 tons of bomb-making materials.
Avin is charged with possession, threatened or attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction for act of terrorism, not resulting in death. Avin was in custody at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center.