Former Cuesta student, Daniel William Chaides, is in custody at SLO Sheriffâ€™s Department afterÂ allegedly threatening school officials and threatening to take a bomb to campus.
Photo courtesy of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriffâ€™s Office
By Lindsay Darbyshire
A former Cuesta student was taken into custody on felony charges by a Cuesta police officer after an alleged verbal dispute with school officials that escalated into a bomb threat made by the former student.
The alleged incident took place on the Paso Robles Cuesta campus on Dec. 12 just after 11 a.m. The man in question, 45-year-old Daniel William Chaides, was booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail.
â€œOur officerâ€™s quick response to this situation, thanks to prompt reporting by college staff, allowed us to maintain the safety of our college campus,â€ said Cuesta Police Chief Bryan Millard in a press release by Cuestaâ€™s Student Services. â€œRemember, if you see something, say something.â€
Chaidesâ€™s charges were threatening school officers/employees, threatening with intent to terrorize, fight/offensive words at university/school and later violation of parole, according to the San Luis Obispo County Jail records.
Chaidesâ€™s bail is set at $50,000, according to SLO County Jail records.