Authorities Say Bath, Craig County Courthouse Threats Are Related

The Bath County Sheriff’s Office was notified Wednesday afternoon by a clerk a the Bath County Courthouse that she had received a suspicious email referencing a possible bomb at the facility. The
building was evacuated and searched by officers and a bomb sniffing dog and nothing was found but the courthouse was shut down for the rest of the day. Also, Wednesday, The Craig County Courthouse and surrounding buildings have been evacuated due to a bomb threat at the courthouse. That threat, as well, came through an email at about 1:45pm. The Craig County Sheriff tells the incidence are related and the matter will likely be handed over to State Police.

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Dec. 6, 2018 2:54 AM CST
by pkilleen