Stories tagged with: Bomb threat

May 9, 2014 - 1:30pm
15 weeks 4 hours ago

.The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bomb threat at Tri-Valley High School.  It happened just before noon Friday.  Superintendent Mark Neal says the threat was written on a wall in the boy’s bathroom.  Neal says when once administrators found out about the threat students were evacuated from the building to the stadium across the street.  The Sheriff’s Office brought in a bomb sniffing dog which did not find anything and the students...

February 26, 2014 - 5:24am
25 weeks 2 days ago

A man accused of calling a bomb threat into the Perry County Courthouse appears in court.

A preliminary hearing was set for Thursday in the case of 29-year-old Gregory Allan Goodin. Bond was also set at $50,000 and an attorney appointed.

Sheriff William Barker said his deputies were informed by the New Lexington Police Department about the threat on February 18. The facility was evacuated  and searched by a bomb sniffing dog, which found nothing.

Goodin has...

February 18, 2014 - 4:24pm
26 weeks 2 days ago

Perry County Sheriff William Barker says the Courthouse was closed for a short time Tuesday after a bomb threat.  The Sheriff says at around 12:30 p.m. deputies received information from the New Lexington Police Department about a bomb threat at the Court House.  Sheriff Barker says the facility was evacuated and secured. Then the Muskingum County K-9 Unit was brought in for a sweep and no devices were found.  The Courthouse was then reopened for business.  The...

November 22, 2013 - 3:46pm
39 weeks 4 hours ago

The Maysville Local School District had to deal with another bomb threat Friday.  School Resource officer Ric Roush says around 12:50 p.m. a low level handwritten bomb threat was discovered in the 2nd floor boys restroom of the middle school.  Roush says it is the same location of the past three bomb threats at the school.  The entire 6-thru-12 school building was searched by administrators, staff, teachers and the resource officer and nothing was found. School busses were...

November 21, 2013 - 10:19pm
39 weeks 21 hours ago

After receiving a bomb threat at their university on Thursday Muskingum students spoke out about their experiences.

At approximately 12:45 p.m. Muskingum University in New Concord received a phone call on their 1-800 number saying that there was a bomb on the campus. Although there was no bomb found, officials from the school and local emergency agencies immediately responded by making sure the campus was vacated before closing the school down for the day.

"Well I was in...

November 21, 2013 - 2:44pm
39 weeks 1 day ago

Muskingum University in New Concord is closed after a bomb threat on Thursday.  WHIZ News was able to reach a student John Clevenger who confirmed that a campus wide text alert system told everyone on campus to leave until sometime on Friday.  The exact nature of the bomb threat has not been revealed.  WHIZ News called Muskingum University Campus Police and a person who answered the phone would only say “I can’t talk to you now” and then hung up the phone....

October 10, 2013 - 5:48pm
45 weeks 1 day ago

The Maysville School District is dealing with another bomb threat..The second in two weeks.

School Superintendent, Monte Bainter says that he received a call from the 6-12 building that yet another bomb threat was made at around 3:15 Thursday Afternoon. Officials say that the second  threat was also written in one of the second story bathrooms of the middle school.

"We are meeting administratively," said Bainter. The first thing in the morning to...

October 1, 2013 - 1:33pm
46 weeks 3 days ago

At about 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday, part of Maysville Middle School was evacuated after a student reported a bomb threat that was found in a school restroom.

"So what we immediately did was we evacuated one entire hallway of our school," said School District Safety Director Ric Roush. "After evacuating the classroom that was mentioned in the threat, we call that basically a soft lockdown type thing where the rest of the school was placed on soft lockdown. In other...

September 6, 2013 - 4:45am
50 weeks 11 hours ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office says a Meadowbrook Middle School student is facing charges after a bomb threat.  It happened Thursday afternoon while area schools were under a lock down due to a man threatening suicide.  It all started in a home near the middle school when deputies were dealing with a man threatening suicide with a shotgun.  Deputies surrounded the home and tried to make contact with the man, but were unable to do so.  When they finally entered...

May 15, 2013 - 5:21pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Authorities in Guernsey County say a teenager is in custody in connection with a morning bomb threat.

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office reports that it received a 9-1-1 call around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday in regards to a bomb threat at Meadowbrook High School.

Deputies responded to the school and the students were evacuated while a search was conducted.

No suspicious items or devices were found during the search.


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