Suspect arrested in bomb threat to Bedford Co. courthouse - WSMV Channel 4

Update

Suspect arrested in bomb threat to Bedford Co. courthouse

Posted: Updated:
Shawn Haven Tipton Shawn Haven Tipton
SHELBYVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A suspect was arrested after a bomb threat Wednesday morning at the Bedford County Courthouse.

Police arrested and charged Shawn Haven Tipton, 24, of Bell Buckle, TN, with filing a false report.  Tipton's motive is unclear.

Wednesday's evacuation was the second in the past six months for the building.

The Bedford Courthouse was one of 29 in Tennessee that received a bomb threat on Nov. 27 as part of threats received in several states.

Copyright 2013 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
WSMV
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.