California Wal-Mart Target of 4th Bomb Threat in One Week


CALIFORNIA, Md. (Feb. 18, 2009)—Police were called to the California Wal-Mart for a bomb threat this morning. This was the fourth bomb threat to the retail store within a one week period. The threats were made by telephone.

Patrol units from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded and the store was evacuated. A St. Mary's County sheriff's bomb-sniffing dog searched the store and after finding no suspicious items, the store was reopened.

The third bomb threat reported was on the morning of Monday, February 16, 2009.

The incident is currently being investigated by St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) detectives.

Anyone with information regarding these bomb threats is asked to contact Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333. You can remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward of up to $1000.00. You can also contact detectives directly at 301-475-4200, ext. 9058.

The Wal-Mart store is located at 45485 Miramar Way in California, Md.

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