Stories tagged with: Bomb threat

January 28, 2013 - 4:21pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

A Maysville teen enters a plea in a bomb threat case.

The 13-year-old was in juvenile court, Monday, and entered a plea of denial to charges of inducing panic.

Detention Superintendent Daniel Kieffer said that the teen will undergo evaluations before he goes before the court again.

The bomb threat January 15, placed Maysville High School in a lock down for several hours while the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office conducted a sweep of the building.

Sheriff Matt Lutz...

January 15, 2013 - 12:22pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

There were some tense moments Tuesday at Maysville High School after the discovery of a bomb threat.  The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office was told about the threat at 8:15 this morning.  Maysville School Superintendent Monte Bainer says the bomb threat came in the form of a written note on a bathroom stall.  Sheriff Matt Lutz says the 6-thru-12 school building was evacuated and area fire departments, along with the Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit did a sweep of...

January 15, 2013 - 9:39am
1 year 27 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff Office is responding to a bomb threat at Maysville High School.  The call came just after 8 Tuesday morning. Law enforcement, fire crews and other emergency personnel are checking out the claim.  Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says the 6-12 school building has been evacuated.  The Sheriff says the students are being transferred to other buildings.  The Sheriff's Department K-9 unit has also been brought to the scene to check the...

October 9, 2012 - 1:27pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

The Newark Campus of Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College is closed Tuesday due to a bomb threat.  The School website made the announcement and indicated the campus will remain closed until further notice.  The Schools were evacuated as a precaution.  The Campus will reopen at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for normal business and classes

October 2, 2012 - 9:54pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bomb threat made at Mid-East Career and Technology Center.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said a note was discovered in a bathroom that indicated that a bomb threat would happen at 1:15 in the afternoon.

Administrators evacuated the school and emergency responders were brought in to do a sweep of the building.

"Obviously the school was evacuated," said Lutz.  "Our people got there. Nothing happened at 1:15...

September 13, 2012 - 3:53pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says an arrest has been made in connection with some recent school bomb threats. Sheriff Lutz says Thursday at 2 p.m. a 16-year-old John Glenn High School student was taken into custody. On August 30th and 31st John Glenn High School had to be evacuated due to the bomb scares. Detective say the first time someone had scribbled a threat on the wall of a boys bathroom. Then the next day a student discovered a fake bomb. That forced the school to be locked...

September 1, 2012 - 4:56pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

The year isn't off to a great start at John Glenn High School.  Students have been forced to evacuate the building two days in a row.

It all started on Thursday when Sgt. Matt McCauley said someone scribbled a threat on the wall of a boys bathroom.  A Muskingum County Sheriff's Office K9 unit swept the building.

Then on Friday a student discovered a fake bomb.  McCauley said the school was locked down, and the Franklin County Bomb Squad arrived to detonate the...

May 10, 2012 - 3:38pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office was called to Wal-Mart on the Maysville Pike twice overnight Wednesday for two separate bomb threats.  Deputies say the first time was just before midnight when a bomb threat was discovered on the men’s bathroom wall.  There was no date or time on the threat.  The Newton Township Fire Department and the Sheriff’s Office bomb sniffing dog searched the store and found nothing.  Then – just after 2:30 ...

April 27, 2012 - 4:27pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

Newark Police say two students have been charged in connection with a recent bomb threat at Newark High School.

Police Chief Steven Sarver says after a week long investigation the students, one in ninth grade and the other in tenth, confessed to the written bomb threat that put the school on a two hour delay last Friday.

Sarver says both juveniles have been charged with breaking and entering and inducing panic. One of the juveniles is facing an obstructing...

April 27, 2012 - 4:37am
2 years 12 weeks ago

Classes will resume at two area schools after they were evacuated Thursday due to bomb threats.

According to Lieutenant Dale Lyons of the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office, bomb threats were reportedly in the Rolling Hills Local School District at both Meadowbrook High And Middle Schools. Lyons says that no injuries were reported and the schools were evacuated so deputies could investigate.

He says the threats were in the form of graffiti scribbled on the walls inside both...

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