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2 arrested in Johnson County courthouse threat

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CLARKSVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Two men have been arrested for allegedly calling in a bomb threat to the Johnson County courthouse.

Authorities said Wednesday that 33-year-old Anthony Stepp of Clarksville and 46-year-old Gregory Marshall of Scranton are each charged with felony communicating a false alarm. Officials say bond was set at $1 million for each.

The Southwest Times Record reports (http://is.gd/VBjZwd ) a threat was phoned in at the courthouse in Clarksville at 8:45 a.m. Friday and the building was evacuated.

No bomb was found and the building reopened about 45 minutes after everyone had to go outside.

Stepp and Marshall were arrested later Friday.

 

Information from: Southwest Times Record, http://www.swtimes.com/

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