Police arrest 2 in connection with bomb threats to Ogden courthouse

Local News

OGDEN, Utah (News4Utah) – Police have arrested two people in connection with recent bomb threats made against the Ogden courthouse.

The threats made in recent weeks were called into 911. They forced evacuation of the courthouse for hours while police conducted an extensive search of the building. Each time, no explosives were found.

Ogden police announced on Friday that the arrests were made due a collaborative effort between OPD Detectives, Ogden-MetroGang Unit, Weber-Morgan Strike Force and the Real Time Crime Center.

Police said during the investigation, they found probable cause to search an apartment complex at 120 N. Dan St. Three people were found and taken into custody.

In the end, Jerry Larkin and Tonisha Lester were booked into the Weber County Jail on charges of making a false alarm.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


More Podcasts