Trucking and logistics company vacated after bomb threat; nothing found

Published 9:27 pm Sunday, March 27, 2022

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue, Suffolk Police and Virginia State Police responded Sunday to a reported bomb threat at California Cartage Co. on Kenyon Road, but no explosives were found.

The threat was received by a Newport News dispatcher who then notified Suffolk Emergency Communications at 3:53 p.m. The unknown caller stated that multiple devices were set to detonate at 5 p.m. at the trucking and logistics company. The facility was evacuated until cleared by the Virginia State Police K-9 Division. The occupants were allowed to return and the building was turned back over to management.

The incident remains under investigation. 

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