Bomb threat a false alarm
Last updated 1/19/2021 at 3:48pm
A bomb threat on Royalty Place in Fountain on Friday turned out to be a false alarm, according to the Fountain Police Department:
On Jan. 15 FPD officers responded to reports of a bomb threat in the 500 block of Royalty Place.
The preliminary investigation revealed this appears to be a “Swatting” call. The occupants of the residence involved are fully cooperating with the investigation. There are no anticipated charges for the residents.
A “Swatting” call is a criminal harassment tactic of deceiving emergency services into sending police to another person’s address. This is trigge...