Douglas County Jail locked down after bomb threat - Omaha.com
Published Friday, December 27, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 5:42 pm
Douglas County Jail locked down after bomb threat

The Douglas County Jail was briefly locked down Friday morning after someone called in a bomb threat.

Around 6:45, a man, laughing, called the jail with a message: “There is a bomb in there,” according to Deputy Director John Hubbard.

Nothing was found in the subsequent search, and the lockdown was lifted at 7:50 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

Contact the writer: Cody Winchester

cody.winchester@owh.com    |   402-444-1216    |  

Cody Winchester is a metro-area watchdog reporter. He covers Douglas and Sarpy Counties.

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