BOMB THREAT INCIDENT AT ANDERSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE RESOLVED SAFELY

Employees at the Anderson County Courthouse received a bomb threat this morning (Monday, January 29, 2024) at approximately 9:26 am. The phone call was made to the circuit court clerk’s office, who promptly relayed the information to the sheriff’s office.

Upon receiving the bomb threat, deputies immediately began implementing procedures that included evacuating the courthouse. The safety and security of all individuals present at the courthouse, including employees and visitors, were of paramount importance throughout the incident.

Fortunately, no suspicious devices were found. An investigation into the source of the threat is currently ongoing.

Sheriff Russell Barker extended his gratitude to the employees, visitors, and other agencies that assisted during this incident.

“Their support and cooperation were instrumental in resolving the situation promptly and safely,” said Sheriff Barker. “We understand the concern and unrest caused by such incidents within our community. We would like to assure the public that we and all county departments remain committed to maintaining public safety and security at all times”.

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