Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Grand Forks Public Library
GRAND FORKS — A man was arrested Monday, Dec. 3, in relation to a bomb threat that forced the Grand Forks Public Library to be evacuated, police said.
Police arrested Raymond Lassiter, 34, Grand Forks, after the bomb threat was reported by library staff, according to a news release. Lassiter is expected to face a disorderly conduct charge, police Sgt. Jay Middleton said.
Officers responded at 2:30 p.m. to 2110 Library Circle, where Lassiter was overheard saying he had a bomb inside his computer, the release said. The library was evacuated, but nothing was found in the building that would threaten occupants, the release said. The library reopened shortly after police responded.
Lassiter was taken to the Grand Forks County Correctional Center but was bailed out Monday afternoon, jail staff said.