A Cortland County man is accused of threatening to shoot all the occupants of the Walmart Store in the Town of Cortlandville.

Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the store at 1:48 a.m. October 15 with the report of a telephone threat.  An employee said the caller threatened to shoot everyone in the Bennie road store.

Sheriff’s Investigators and the Dryden Police Department found 32-year-old Veasna Pedersen at his home on West Main Street in Dryden and charged him with felony making a terroristic threat and misdemeanor aggravated harassment.

Authorities say no weapons were displayed or located during the investigation.

Pederson was sent to the Cortland County Jail on $1,000 bail.


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