Bomb Threat

“Swatting” Suspect Arrested for Fake Bomb and Shooting Calls to 11 States & Canada

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man is arrested for making more than 20 “swatting” calls to 11 states, including Minnesota, and to Edmonton in Canada. Authorities say 20-year-old Ashton Garcia’s calls prompted real emergency responses to his fake reports of bombs, shootings or other threats. Garcia used voice-over-internet technology to conceal his identity as he placed the calls…

Police And FBI Investigating Saturday Bomb Threat at Target in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police are working with the FBI to investigate Saturday’s bomb threat called in to Target in Fargo. They say no suspects have been identified at this time. Target was quickly evacuated with partially-filled, abandoned carts scattered around the store. K9 Toby, an explosive detection canine, completed a thorough search of the building and found no…

Jail inmate accused of making bomb, assassination threats

MINOT, N.D. – A Ward County Jail inmate is charged with felony terrorizing after he was accused of calling in a bomb and assassination threat to prosecutors and judges. Authorities say 38-year-old David Diaz called from the jail Thursday and threatened the Ward County State’s Attorney Office and judges. The courthouse and the administration building were evacuated and temporarily closed….

Bomb threat at Hector International Airport temporarily halts flights

Police were called to investigate the threat Saturday morning around 9:00

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Authorities respond to a bomb threat report at Hector International Airport. The call came in shortly before 9 a.m. Fargo Police officers worked with FBI, TSA and Airport Authority members as they investigated the threat. A K-9 unit was brought in to sweep the airport but did not come up with anything in the search. Officers…

911 caller threatens to ‘blow up’ Bemidji area schools

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) – Police in Bemidji says the Beltrami County Dispatch Center received information from the Minnesota State Patrol regarding a suspicious 911 call that appeared to originate in the Twin Cities. Police say the caller stated that they were going to “blow up Bemidji Area Schools”. When pressed by the State Patrol Dispatcher, the caller stated that they…

Boy in Custody after Allegedly Making Bomb Threat

Authorities say the threat was made Nov. 18.

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn.–An International Falls Middle School student is in custody after he was accused of making a bomb threat. The Koochiching County Attorney’s Office is reviewing the case and deciding whether to issue a juvenile delinquency petition against the 12-year-old. He could have a detention hearing Monday in juvenile court to determine whether he should continue to be held….

University of St. Thomas Evacuates Building After Bomb Threat

The university in St. Paul said the threat was for the John Roach Center.

ST. PAUL, M.N.–The University of St. Thomas has evacuated a building on campus after receiving a bomb threat. In a series of alerts posted to its website and social media pages, the university in St. Paul said the threat was for the John Roach Center, which is a classroom building on the corner of Summit and Cleveland Avenues. The building…

Bismarck Pharmacist Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn, Terrorizing Charges

Authorities say McGarvey planted covert cameras in his house and stalked an underage girl

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Bismarck pharmacist accused of terrorizing and sending child porn has pleaded not guilty. 50-year-old Curtis McGarvey is charged with 21 counts of promoting obscenity to minors. He also faces a charge of terrorizing and a misdemeanor count of stalking. A judge set trial for January 7. Authorities say McGarvey planted covert cameras in his house and…

Bismarck Pharmacist Faces More Charges Including Stalking

Curtis McGarvey was earlier charged with sending child porn and terrorizing for a bomb threat

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Bismarck pharmacist accused of terrorizing and sending child porn is facing new charges. 50-year-old Curtis McGarvey was charged Friday with six counts of promoting a sexual performance of a minor, promoting obscenity and stalking. Authorities say new information showed that McGarvey planted covert cameras in his home and stalked an underage girl. He also faces nine…