Man who made bomb threats against nursing home is arraigned.

December 17, 2014


LUDINGTON — Dayvin Flickenger, 21, of 406 E. Foster St., appeared in 79th District Court this afternoon and was arraigned on charges of making a bomb threat to Tendercare of Ludington, 1000 E. Tinkham Ave.

Ludington Police Department was called to Tendercare at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday for a threats complaint related to a domestic dispute. According to LPD Chief Mark Barnett, the officer determined the suspect made threats to come to the facility and shoot the residents. “Based on that threat, Tendercare instituted a lock down procedure,” Barnett said.

“The suspect told one of the officers, via telephone, that he had placed a bomb at the location and was going to detonate it,” Barnett said. “A search was made for a device and no device was located.”

Barnett said officers were able to locate Flickenger, took him into custody, and obtained an arrest warrant for false report or threat of bomb/harmful device. a 4-year-felony.

“It is important to note that Tendercare personnel reacted appropriately and per their policy,” Barnett said.

A preliminary examination is scheduled for Dec. 30 at 11:15 a.m. Flickenger is being held in the Mason County Jail on a $150,000 cash/surety bond.


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