Bomb threat forces local court houses to evacuate

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November 15, 2012

(North Central Washington) Both the Chelan County Courthouse in Wenatchee and Douglas County Courthouse in Waterville were evacuated Thursday afternoon. The Douglas County Commissioner’s office received a telephone bomb threat at 3:52 PM according to Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal. Deputies continued to search the courthouse and as of now have been unsuccessful in locating any bomb at either location. According to King 5 TV Adams, Benton, and Thurston Court houses have also been evacuated.

Photos courtesy of Josh Lusk.

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