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article imageWoman faces felony charge after angry rant over $14 electric bill

By JohnThomas Didymus     Apr 27, 2012 in Crime
Oklahoma City - An Oklahoma City woman, Deidra Reed, is facing a felony charge for allegedly threatening to blow up the Oklahoma Gas and Electric. According to the woman, she "flipped out" after she received a $14 dollar electric bill from the company.
New9 reports trouble started when she received an electric bill from the company she thought was too high.
The woman, recalling the incident, said: "I remember flipping out, but I don't really remember what was said."
But NBC New York reports an angry Reed called OG&E and said: "I am going to blow OG&E up 'cause y'all are charging me for electric I haven't used."
According to News9, "Reed was enjoying her Tuesday afternoon until she learned she was charged with the felony of making a bomb threat."
Investigators say the call was not recorded but the employee Reed spoke to will testify in court against her.
Reed said: "The detective actually told me he heard [the call in question], so I can't really argue with it if it's me. I don't have a criminal record. I'm struggling to pay $40 a month for rent. How the hell am I [going] to buy some bomb equipment? I don't have know how to make a bomb."
News9 reports police say Reed has a history of threats. She made a similar bomb threat in 2011 but she wasn't charged. But now that she realizes she is in trouble Reed says she wishes she hadn't behaved the way she did.
According to NBC New York, Reed says she will still protest the bill but she has apologized to OG&E for the threat.
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