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Bannock County Courthouse bomb threat suspect arrested

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POCATELLO — The Bannock County Sheriff’s Office reports they have arrested a man who allegedly phoned in bomb threats against the county courthouse on Jan. 21.

Jail officers tell Kristopher Allen Wrede turned himself in on a felony warrant and was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

He is being held in the Bannock County Detention Center.

Wrede is charged with felony false reporting of explosives in a private or public place. His bond is set at $25,000.

The bomb threat incident occurred in the early afternoon on Jan. 21. The courthouse, and several county buildings were evacuated and employees sent home for the day. has reached out to the sheriff’s office for more information and will post when it becomes available.