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Durham courthouse reopens after reported bomb threat

Posted January 28, 2009

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— Durham authorities evacuated the county's courthouse Wednesday morning after someone reported a bomb threat.

Deputies cleared the scene about an hour later, around 10 a.m., and let everyone back in the courthouse.

No other details were available.


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  • iron fist Jan 28, 2009

    It would be difficult to get a bomb inside the court house unless you worked there and could enter a side or back door you could not enter the main doors with a bomb.

  • The Big E Jan 28, 2009

    Probably a lawyer wanting to sleep in on this "crummy weather" day.

  • clintoflannagan Jan 28, 2009

    I guess someone wasn't quite ready to go to jail. When they catch them they'll have even more time to think about it behind bars due to this brilliant stunt.

  • redwarrior Jan 28, 2009

    Yes, you DO have to appear in court. Sorry, your ploy didn't work.