Stories tagged with: Bomb threat

July 15, 2015 - 11:41am
6 weeks 3 days ago

Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller says Tuesday night’s bomb threat turned out to be nothing more than a domestic dispute. The Chief says that 25-year-old Megan Moyer of Zanesville was charged with inducing panic after she called police and claimed her husband was building a pipe bomb. Miller says in reality she was having a domestic dispute with her husband. Moyer was arrested and will appear before Zanesville Municipal Court Judge Bill Joseph to enter a plea. Police,...

May 7, 2015 - 9:00am
16 weeks 2 days ago

An 11-year-old boy sits in the Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center following his arrest in connection to a Tuesday bomb threat. 

The threat was found written on a bathroom wall at Foxfire Schools on Pinkerton Lane. During the course of the investigation, school resource officer Deputy Joseph came across the student, who upon questioning confessed to writing the threat about two weeks earlier. 

Sheriff Matt Lutz said the case will be turned over to the prosecutor...

May 5, 2015 - 1:59pm
16 weeks 4 days ago

There were some tense moments Tuesday afternoon at Foxfire School at 2805 Pinkerton Road after a bomb threat.

A message was discovered on the wall in a boy’s restroom in the elementary school by a teacher that indicated there was a bomb. Superintendent Todd Whiteman says they followed their standard emergency protocol and students were kept in their classrooms while the threat was investigated.

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office, Zanesville and...

November 12, 2014 - 9:23pm
41 weeks 3 days ago

According to the Perry County Sheriffs Office, the Courthouse received a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon.

The call came on the non emergency line shortly after 12PM Wednesday saying that there was a bomb in the Courthouse. The building was evacuated for 2 1/2 hours as the State Fire Marshals K-9 unit searched the perimeter. The Sheriff's Department is unsure of where the call originated from but are working to find the caller. This is the second bomb threat out of Perry County this...

November 12, 2014 - 1:34pm
41 weeks 3 days ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says a bomb threat has been reported at Tri Valley High School. One report indicates that the threat was written on a bathroom wall and it said “the bomb will go off at 12:30.” A student saw the writing on the wall and told the principal. Students were evacuated to the nearby fitness center and the building has been cleared of all employees. Dresden Police used the bomb sniffing dog from the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office to help with...

September 29, 2014 - 9:54pm
47 weeks 5 days ago

Around 5:30 p.m. Monday evening, a call came into the Fairfield County 911 services from a suspected male claiming to have a bomb and hostages at 243 North Columbus Street in Somerset.

Perry County Sheriff William Barker says that they were led to believe that the supposed bomb was propane in nature.

According to Sheriff Barker, "Early information that he was requesting a ransom of $5,000 within a 5 minute period or he was going to detonate the explosive device. Well time...

September 29, 2014 - 7:40pm
47 weeks 5 days ago

A bomb threat has been called in to the Somerset Police Department Monday evening on N. Columbus St. 

Somerset police say the caller claimed to have hostages, but the officers on the scene do not believe there are any hostages involved. The Ohio Department of Transportation set up a blockade at 5:30. The State Highway Patrol Special Response Team is on the scene. The Somerset Police Department, the State Highway Patrol and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office all have responded...

May 9, 2014 - 1:30pm
1 year 16 weeks 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
1 year 26 weeks 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
1 year 27 weeks 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...

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