February 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Man charged after threat cancels church services in Dearborn

Kevin Bright Jr. (AP)

Dearborn A man who formerly attended a suburban Detroit church is charged after police say a threat posted on Facebook prompted the cancellation of services.

Dearborn police say the threats Sunday from Kevin Bright about Mt. Moriah Church were specific. Hes charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism and use of a computer to commit a crime. The felonies are punishable by up to 20 years in prison if hes convicted.

The 19th District Court says Friday that Bright requested a court-appointed lawyer and one wasnt yet on record. Hes due back in court Feb. 21.

Kevin Bright Jr. (AP)