Bomb threat remains under investigation.

January 20, 2016

benedicts_springstead_police 091415AMBER TOWNSHIP — The bomb threat at Covenant Christian School Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 12:07 p.m. remains under investigation by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, according to a press release issued by Sheriff Kim Cole Wednesday morning, Jan. 20.

“The Mason/Oceana 911 Center received a call from staff at the Covenant Christian School of a bomb threat the school had received via an email,” the press release release states. MCSO deputies, Michigan State Police troopers, the Scottville Police Department, DNR enforcement officers, LIFE EMS, and the Scottville Fire Department responded to the school. The school was evacuated by school staff, and the West Shore ESD provided transportation of the students to a reunification point at which the children were turned over to their parents. An MSP bomb dog was requested and responded to the school, and an “all clear” was issued at 4:50 p.m.

Other local law enforcement activity Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 includes:

7:35 a.m., (MSP), one-car property damage crash, US 10 and Stephens Road, Custer Township.

11:11 a.m., (MCSO), medical assist, Lincoln and Dewey roads, Hamlin Township.

5:28 p.m., (MSP), two-car personal injury accident, U.S. 10 near Walmart, Pere Marquette Township.

6:58 p.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $3.98 in fuel stolen, 5900 block of W. US 10 — Ludington EZ Mart, PM Township.

The police news is sponsored by Benedict-Shilander Collision, now located at 5851 W. U.S. 10 behind Family Video; 231-843-4181 and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.

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