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Courthouse bomb threat suspect pleads guilty

• An Ohio man has admitted to making more than 100 fake bomb threats to public buildings, including the Itawamba County courthouse. An ex-convict pleaded guilty last week to making more than 100 telephone bomb threats to courthouses and other public buildings in five states, including at least 30 in Mississippi — Itawamba County included — […]

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Playing it safe: Courthouse evacuated, searched following false bomb threat

While last week’s bomb threat at the Itawamba County courthouse turned out to be a hoax — just a part of a statewide series of similar fictitious reports — Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson said it was better to be safe than sorry when dealing with people’s lives. That’s why both the courthouse and many […]

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UPDATE: Courthouse cleared of bomb threat

Itawamba County law enforcement officials have given the all-clear to the Itawamba County courthouse in downtown Fulton following a Wednesday afternoon bomb threat. According to Sheriff Chris Dickinson, an hour-and-a-half search of the courthouse turned up no evidence of a bomb. Courthouse employees are expected to return to work Thursday morning. “This is just a […]

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