Daniel Aikens charged with making threat by telephone

Daniel Aikens | Source: RPSO
Daniel Aikens | Source: RPSO(KALB)
Published: Feb. 5, 2020 at 4:52 PM CST
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The Alexandria man accused of setting off an explosive outside of Payday Today on MacArthur Drive back on January 2 is facing a new charge.

Daniel Aikens, 37, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of making a threat by telephone. This charge goes alongside


Aikens is accused of making a demand for $10,000 from the business, later exploding a device in a trashcan nearby. He was arrested a few days later during a traffic stop from the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office.

Aikens is being represented by Federal Public Defender James Klock. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jamilla Bynog.

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