Stories tagged with: Bomb threat

September 1, 2012 - 4:56pm
2 years 33 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 49 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 51 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 51 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...

April 26, 2012 - 5:37pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

Two schools in Guernsey County had a scare Thursday morning.

According to Lieutenant Dale Lyons of the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office, bomb threats were reported in the Rolling Hills Local School District at both Meadowbrook High and Middle Schools. 

Lyons said that no injuries were reported, but the schools were evacuated as deputies investigated.  He said the threats were in the form of graffiti scribbled on the walls inside both schools.

The incident...

April 3, 2012 - 3:33pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

The New Concord Police Department is investigating a bomb threat at John Glenn High School . New Concord Police officer Trevor Hayes says a note was found around 2 p.m. and the school was evacauted.  Officer Hayes says he will not reveal where the note was found and what was written on it.  Hayes says a bomb sniffing dog from the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office was brought to the high school and did a sweep and nothing was found.  Now Hayes says he will continue to...

July 2, 2011 - 6:18pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

A bomb threat shuts down a South Zanesville store for several hours.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said the South Zanesville Wal-Mart received a phone call claiming a bomb was in the store. The call came in just before 2am on Saturday morning.

"I'm not exactly sure what all was in the phone call, you get different phone calls where they may say it's going to detonate at a certain time, they may say it's in a certain area, or they just may say there is a bomb in the...

July 2, 2011 - 11:19am
3 years 41 weeks ago

 A bomb threat shuts down the South Zanesville Walmart for several hours.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Luts says the call came in around 2 am Saturday morning.

Authorities brought in K9 units and searched the building but found no evidence of a bomb.

Lutz says a 48-year-old male has been taken in for questioning and could face felony charges.

The store re-opened around 5 am.

We'll have more information on tonight's 11pm news.

November 9, 2010 - 7:05pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

Another bomb threat in Zanesville interrupts a vocational school's daily routine and forces students outside for an hour.

It's the second bomb threat Mideast Career and Technology Center has seen in a week. The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and emergency crews were notified of the incident around 10:45 Tuesday morning.

"Our deputy here at the school received word through a staff member that one of the students had come back into the classroom and found a note stating...

November 9, 2010 - 11:58am
4 years 23 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says he is investigating another bomb threat at the Mid-East Career and Technology Center on Richards Road.

Sheriff Lutz says it is a similar incident to last week’s bomb threat that turned out to be a fake.

Last time a bomb threat occured the school was evacuated and searched and nothing was found. 

At around 11:10 a.m Tuesday authorities did a sweep of the building with K-9 Drako and nothing was found.

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