Judicial Building Evacuated For 2-Hours After Bomb Threat

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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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2014, bomb threat, evacuated 2-hours, Judicial Building, March 31, Monday, WGNS
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