Published on August 29th, 2016 | by The Kitsap Scene


Bomb Threat Shuts Down Mason County Courthouse in Shelton

Update: The courthouse has been cleared and is now open for business, according to the sheriff’s office.

Original Report:

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the Mason County Courthouse has shut down due to a bomb threat.

The Washington State Patrol is using bomb-sniffing dogs to clear the building, according to the sheriff’s office.

The courthouse is located at 419 N. Fourth St., Shelton.

This story is still developing.

Featured photo: Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury and deputies help the Shelton Police Department secure the area at the Mason County Courthouse, the subject of a bomb threat today.

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