Stories tagged with: Bomb threat

November 21, 2013 - 10:19pm
1 year 32 weeks 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
1 year 32 weeks 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
1 year 38 weeks 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
1 year 39 weeks 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
1 year 43 weeks 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
2 years 7 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.


January 28, 2013 - 4:21pm
2 years 22 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
2 years 24 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
2 years 24 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
2 years 38 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

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