TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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KSP Charge Juvenile in Reference to Bomb Threat at Muhlenberg South Middle School
Date of News Release: 03/22/2013
Greenville, KY (Muhlenberg County) -- Kentucky State Police Detective Lloyd Ray has charged a juvenile in reference to the bomb threat that occurred at Muhlenberg South Middle School on Monday, March, 18, 2013.
On Thursday, March 21, 2013, at approximately 3:51 p.m., Det. Ray charged the juvenile with one count of Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree (Class C Felony). The juvenile was lodged in the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Bowling Green, KY.
Original News Release Below:
KSP Investigating Bomb Threat at Middle School
Date of News Release: 03/18/2013
Greenville, KY (Muhlenberg County) -- The Kentucky State Police is investigating a bomb threat at Muhlenberg South Middle School.
On Monday, March 18, 2013, at approximately 2:28 p.m., the KSP Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by Muhlenberg County Board of Education School Resource Officer Mike Drake in reference to a bomb threat at Muhlenberg South Middle School located at 200 Pritchett Drive, Greenville. A threat indicating that there was a bomb in the school had been discovered written on a wall of a boy's bathroom stall.
Emergency personnel from several agencies responded to the scene. Students were evacuated from the school. 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.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is urged to contact the KSP at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free, in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous.
KSP Detective Lloyd Ray is continuing the investigation. The Greenville Police Department, the Greenville Fire Department, the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department, the Muhlenberg County Board of Education School Resource Officers, the Central City Police Department, Muhlenberg County Emergency Management, KY Department of Fish & Wildlife, and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.