Authorities looking for man accused of making bomb threats

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Courtesy Teton County, Wyoming, Sheriff’s Office

TETON COUNTY, Wyo. – Deputies in Teton County, Wyoming, are searching for a man connected with a bomb threat.

The threat originated in Garfield County, Colorado. Deputies in Teton County were notified just before 8 p.m. Tuesday a man had allegedly obtained explosives from the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

According to a news release from the Teton County Sheriff’s Office, additional bomb threats, reports of emergencies and threatening phone calls were reported to authorities in Natrona and Teton counties in Wyoming.

The suspect is 33-year-old Kreighton Kilgore, of Jackson Hole. Investigators have determined the threats are false. They say Kilgore made similar threats in Jackson last month. They have issued a warrant for his arrest.

Kilgore is believed to be transient and not currently in Wyoming.

Agencies outside of Teton County are investigating, and additional charges may be filed by those jurisdictions.

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