Cumberland County man charged in bomb threat investigation

Posted December 27, 2017 at 9:43 am

At approximately 8:31 AM CST, Post 15 received a call from the Cumberland County Sheriff in reference to a bomb threat at the Cumberland County Justice Center.

Three first responders in the community received a text message stating there was a bomb in the Justice Center which was then evacuated and closed along with Main Street and the surrounding area.

The building was searched and cleared by KSP personnel along with a KSP K9 and no threats were located. The roadway was reopened at approximately 2:30 PM CST.

The investigation resulted in the arrest of 28-year-old Joshua D. Norris, of Burkesville.

Norris was charged with nine counts of Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree and lodged in the Adair County Jail. Detective Kenny Brown is investigating.