Courthouse locked down following threat

A threat made against the Sweetwater County Attorney's Office and the Sweetwater County Commissioners resulted in the county courthouse being locked down Tuesday morning.

The building was locked down at about 9:35 a.m. after an individual called the county's dispatch center and issued a threat against the courthouse. According to Sweetwater County Commissioner Randy Wendling, the threat revolved around a claim the caller made about their plans to gun down employees in the Sweetwater County Attorney's Office and attack the county commissioners. He said the threat also alleged a pipe bomb had be...

 

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