MURRAY, Ky. (4/30/13) – Kentucky State Police (KSP) Trooper David Dick has charged a juvenile in reference to a bomb threat that occurred at Calloway County High School today.
On Monday, April 29, 2013, at approximately 12:55 p.m., the KSP post 1 Mayfield was contacted by the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a bomb threat at Calloway County High School located at 2108 College Farm Road, Murray. A threat indicating that there was a bomb in the school had been discovered in a girl’s bathroom.
Emergency personnel from several agencies responded to the scene. Students were evacuated from the high school and the middle school was locked down. A search of the school was conducted by officers and a canine from the KSP Special Operations Section. No explosives or explosive devices were located. Students were allowed to return to their classes at approximately 2:40 p.m.
As a result of on-scene investigation, Trooper Dick charged the juvenile with one count of Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree (Class C Felony). The juvenile was lodged in the McCracken County Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Paducah, KY.
The Calloway County Sherriff’s Office, Calloway County Fire-Rescue, Murray Police Department, and Murray State Public Safety assisted at the scene.
Information provided by Dennis Thomas
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