News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 17, 2013

Employee arrested after alleged bomb threat

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

SULLIVAN, Ind. — Police believe an employee of the Sullivan McDonald’s called in a bomb threat while he was on break last night. Tullie R. Evans, 31, of Shelburn, was arrested and charged with false reporting, a class-D felony.

Indiana State Police, Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and Sullivan Police Department officers responded about 8:24 p.m. Wednesday to the McDonald’s in the 700 block of West Wolfe Street.

Police were able to determine that an employee on break allegedly had made a 911 call, reporting a bomb. A search of the eatery revealed no explosive devices and the report was determined to be false.

Evans was arrested and taken to the Sullivan County Jail. His bond was set at $8,000, 10 percent allowed.