Peters Pleads Guilty in Fake Collar Bomb Case

From the Associated Press: An Australian investment banker has admitted that he chained a fake bomb to a young woman’s neck in a bizarre extortion attempt last year that ended with his arrest in the Louisville area. Paul Douglas Peters’ lawyer pleaded guilty on his behalf in Sydney to a charge of aggravated break and… Continue reading Peters Pleads Guilty in Fake Collar Bomb Case

Overview of Australian Bombing Hoax Arrest: State of the News

On the Friday, Aug. 19, edition of State of the News, WFPL’s Devin Katayama and Gabe Bullard gave a review and summary of an unusual story that unfolded this week.  Police in Sydney, Australia allege that Paul “Doug” Peters broke into a teenage girl’s home on August 3rd and strapped what ended up being a… Continue reading Overview of Australian Bombing Hoax Arrest: State of the News

Australian Man Arrested Outside Louisville in Connection With Sydney Bombing Hoax

A man suspected of a bombing hoax in Australia was arrested Monday outside of Louisville. Sydney police allege that Paul “Doug” Peters broke into a teenage girl’s home on August 3rd and strapped what ended up being a fake bomb around her neck along with what may have been a ransom note. He left Australia… Continue reading Australian Man Arrested Outside Louisville in Connection With Sydney Bombing Hoax