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Sheriff’s Office Responds to Bomb Threat on Bus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2013

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
425-388-3377, Breaking News Pager: 425-339-5700

At approximately 2:20 PM today Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a bomb threat on a school bus at the intersection of S. Machias Rd. and Old Machias Rd. near Snohomish.  At this time, it is believed that this was a false threat made by a student on the bus.  The student who made the threat has been detained for further questioning and there is no threat to public safety at this time.  The incident remains under investigation.