Bomb threat puts U.P. school district on soft lockdown, police K9s brought in
ESCANABA, MI -- Police are continuing to investigate a bomb threat that was made Wednesday regarding Escanaba High School. According to the Escanaba Department of Public Safety, a call was received around 9:50 a.m. made by someone claiming a bomb may have been planted at the high school. EPS responded to the school and worked with administrators to put the entire school district into a soft lockdown until a Michigan State Police Bomb Squad unit could inspect the various schools. Officers with EPS were stationed at every school while the threat was investigated by bomb dogs and troopers with MSP. MSP, along with the ATF and the FBI are working together to determine a suspect in the threat.mlive.com
Police investigating bomb threat in Downtown Harbor Springs
HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. – Harbor Springs police received a bomb threat in the area of Main and State streets in Downtown Harbor Springs. The Harbor Springs Police Department, Michigan State Police and the Emmet County Sheriff’s Department are actively investigating the threat. Harbor Springs schools were locked down until 4:15 p.m., which is when students were released. The public is asked to avoid the Downtown Harbor Springs area. Anyone with information should contact Harbor Springs police at 231-526-6211.
Man faces felony charges for bomb threat at Michigan Capitol Building, threats against state representative
LANSING, Mich. – A Michigan man is facing multiple felony charges after police said he threatened to kill a state representative and also made a false bomb threat. Michael Varrone, 48, of Charlotte, was arrested on Thursday after he reported that there was a bomb at the Michigan Capitol Building on Thursday, according to officials. Dana NesselVarrone was arraigned Friday before Magistrate Laura Millmore in 54-A District Court in Lansing on two counts of false report or threat of terrorism. He also faces one count of false report or threat of bomb/harmful device. One count of the false report or threat of terrorism is connected to the phone call he is accused of making on Dec. 12.
Charlotte man arrested for making ‘false’ bomb threat at Michigan Capitol Building
LANSING, Mich. – A man has been arrested by Michigan State Police after he reported that there was a bomb at the Michigan Capitol Building on Thursday, according to officials. Michael Varrone, 48, of Charlotte, could face charges after a review by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office. The employee reported the incident to the Michigan State Police. READ: Michigan Capitol Building reopens after threatThe threat comes one day after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to overturn an election lost by President Trump. Many then surged to the Capitol after he incited them to go there as lawmakers debated the electoral votes.
Detroit police investigate bomb threat near TCF Center; nothing found
DETROIT – Police investigated a bomb threat Friday near the TCF Center in Downtown Detroit. According to the Detroit Police Department, nothing has been found to verify the threat. Police received a call at about 5 p.m. on Friday from Michigan State Police saying that a woman claimed that a bomb had been left in the area. After a sweep near the TCF Center up to the Coleman Young Municipal Center, Detroit police say they did not find anything as of 6:22 p.m. Friday. View more: Wayne County News
Michigan man threatens President, Vice President, schools, says police cant stop him, arrested same day
GRAND BLANC, Mich. Jeffrey David Cox, a Grand Blanc resident, was taken into custody Saturday after authorities claim he made threats to kill the President and to bomb several locations. I plan to assassinate the President and the Vice President. Nobody can stop me.I will kill and murder Sophia Winningham, the State of Michigan Adult Protective Services social worker.I will place a bomb in all Mott Community College campuses set to detonate on Monday, May 18, 2020. I will also go on a shooting spree and kill all of the students and staff at all of the campuses of Mott Community College sometime next week. That same day, Grand Blanc Police Department detectives, officers, and U.S. Secret Service agents executed a state search warrant at Coxs home in Grand Blanc and arrested him.