Judicial Building Evacuated For 2-Hours After Bomb Threat

Judicial Building Evacuated For 2-Hours After Bomb Threat | bomb threat, evacuated 2-hours, Monday, March 31, 2014, Judicial Building, WGNS

Employees and visitors to the Rutherford County Judicial Building were evacuated after a bomb threat was called in just before 9 o'clock Monday morning (3/31/2014).

The sheriff's office, along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol's Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit and other emergency personnel were on the scene. Even bomb-sniffing dogs were used to determine the building was safe. Court dockets were rescheduled and business as normal resumed. Around 10:45 the Rutherford County Judicial Building on the Murfreesboro square was re-opened. 

Sheriff Robert Arnold said, "All precautions were taken to keep citizens and the Judicial Building safe."

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