Police Charge Juvenile In Calloway Bomb Threat
By WestKyStar Staff
MURRAY, KY - Kentucky State Police have charged a juvenile in reference to a bomb threat that occurred at Calloway County High School Monday.
On Monday at approximately 12:55 pm, 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. 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, police charged the juvenile with one count of Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree (Class C Felony). The juvenile was lodged in the McCracken County Regiona lJuvenile Detention Center in Paducah.
The Calloway County Sherriff’s Office, Calloway County Fire-Rescue, Murray Police Department, and Murray State Public Safety assisted at the scene.