Olathe bomb threat a false alarm

At approximately 4:06 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, Olathe police officers were called to Walgreens in the 15000 block of west 151st Street in reference to a bomb threat.

The Olathe Fire Department also responded to the scene.

Officers were advised that someone had called in and said that there was a bomb inside the store. The store was evacuated and the intersection of 151st Street & Black Bob Road was closed. Adjacent intersections were also closed and traffic was rerouted.

The business was later searched, and no explosives or devices were located.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.



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David Chartrand

David Chartrand

Raise a hand if you believe it’s technologically impossible to use local cable TV channels to deliver social media to the elderly and isolated.

  Many do not use computers or the internet; their entertainment is television. Cable TV can instantly deliver emails and pictures from relatives, friends and loved ones. TIP: Your elected city officials regulate cable television service, which gives them power to demand that available channels be used to deliver public services.

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