CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been arrested for allegedly making bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a posh resort, state police said Friday.
Joseph Toler, 62, of Danville, was arrested Thursday on three counts each of terroristic threats and false reporting of an emergency incident.
A caller to the Summers County 911 center last Saturday reported that bombs had been placed at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs and at a retirement home in Charleston. Law enforcement evacuated and searched both locations. No explosive devices were found, state police said in a statement.
Toler was being held on $75,000 bond at the South Central Regional Jail pending arraignment. Jail records didn’t indicate whether Toler has an attorney who could speak on his behalf.
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