Sunday, January 27, 2013
The Caledonia man police say called 911 to make a bomb threat against a bar he had been booted from could go to prison if convicted of making a bomb scare.
The man accused of threatening to blow up a Mount Pleasant bar has been charged with making a bomb scare. Regis C. Brown, 32, of Caledonia, could face prison time if convicted, as well as a fine of up to $10,000. On Jan. 5, Mount Pleasant police went to Mixers Lounge, 6501 Washington Ave., after a bomb threat had been reported to 911 for the business. The caller told a dispatcher there was a bomb inside Paradise Lanes and that everyone should “get their ass out right now.” When officers arrived, they evacuated patrons. According to the criminal complaint, a bartender said a man had been kicked out earlier that night and was upset about it. A patron gave officers the name of the booted customer, and another one gave officers his contact …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Police were called to Mixers Nightclub for a bomb threat, but all was well.
A bomb threat was found not credible, but maybe a new drink will get added to the menu instead? Mount Pleasant Police were called to Mixers Nightclub, 6501 Washington Avenue, at 11:45 p.m. Saturday for a possible bomb on the premises. Officers cleared the premises and did a thorough search. Police found nothing of interest that would indicate anyone was in danger. MPPD allowed the club to re-open and customers were let back inside. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (888) 636-9330, email: http://racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or text message: RACS to 274637 (CRIMES).
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The Racine Police Department confirmed Tuesday afternoon in a written release that a 14-year-old boy is in custody for attempting to leave a bomb in a trash can at Park High School.
Updated 2:59 p.m. The Racine Police Department confirmed Tuesday afternoon in a written release that a freshman boy is in custody for causing the Tuesday morning lockdown of Washington Park High School. "A 14 year old student of Park High School has been apprehended for Recklessly Endangering Safety and Possession of Explosive Materials and (he has been) placed in secure detention," wrote Sgt. Martin Pavalonis, spokesperson for the RPD. Despite tips into Patch about additional suspects or persons of interest, Pavalonis said police do not have anyone else in custody. "No other apprehensions have resulted, and currently there are no other persons in custody," he wrote in an email to Patch. Racine police responded to Park High School at 8:10 …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Mount Pleasant Police say company officials got word about a suspicious threat Friday morning and evacuated the plant on Durand Avenue.
**Updated 10:25 am, May 2, 2012. The CNH plant on Durand Avenue has been declared clear and employees are back at work after company officials there received word about a suspicious threat. Patch received a call from someone close to the situation who said the bomb threat may have been found in the women's bathroom. According to the caller, the message detailed four bombs scheduled to go off at 7:30 am. Mount Pleasant Police and members of the CNH plant supervisory team conducted a sweep of the facility and didn't find anything. Employees were reportedly allowed back to work shortly after 9 am, MPPD Captain Brian Smith confirmed. He was not able to confirm where the threat was discovered or what it said. "I can't confirm at this time any …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Sturtevant Police say a threat was found on the door of a bathroom stall, but evidence of a device was never confirmed.
Sturtevant Police are reporting that a bomb threat was found Friday on the back of a door in a restroom stall at Ruud Lighting, 9201 Washington Avenue. According to Chief Sean Marschke, the threat indicated a specific time for an explosion. The message was discovered after that time, nothing was found during a search and the company did not shut down. Chief Sean Marschke said his department is following up on suspect leads based on handwriting comparison but said this incident is not related to a similar situation from last April. "Based on the handwriting, we are following up on suspect leads," he said. "These incidents are not linked. What happened last April was perpetrated by an individual was later terminated for job-related …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Sources say the call came from inside the company.
Sturtevant police confirm that a bomb threat was made this afternoon against Ruud Lighting, but it proved a false alarm. The company, located at 9201 Washington Avenue in Sturtevant, was evacuated while police swept the building. Once it was confirmed the area was secure, employees were allowed back inside. "We searched the premises with management, but we didn't find anything," Sturtevant Police Chief Sean Marschke said. The call reportedly came from inside the building and Marschke said the company is cooperating with police. "We're reviewing video tapes to determine if the caller is a disgruntled past or present employee," he stated. Calling in a false bomb threat is considered a Class I felony, the lowest class felony on the list. …