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Bomb Threat Reported on Sunnyside Rd. in Idaho Falls

The following is a press release from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office released the morning of Friday, November 2.

UPDATE

Deputies and emergency personnel have cleared the scene of this
incident and determined there is no further threat or cause for alarm. Upon
investigation it appears there was some confusion in conversation between an
employee and a customer at the Jiffy Lube that resulted in a call to
dispatch advising of a possible bomb device at that location.

All parties relating to this call were interviewed and Deputies
determined there was no criminal action necessary. Bomb Squad resources
checked the area as a precaution and found no further cause for concern.

 

ORIGINAL STORY

At this time Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a
bomb threat at a business near 25th E. And Sunnyside Rd. Deputies have the
scene secured and a person detained relating to this call.  Bomb Squad
personnel from the Sheriff’s Office and Idaho Falls Police are also on scene
and are working on clearing the area in question of any potential hazardous
items.

Nearby businesses and schools in the affected area have or are being
contacted by Deputies and made aware of the situation for safety purposes.
The area in question is secured and there is no known threat to the public
outside of it.

Deputies are continuing to investigate and no further information is
available at this time.

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