Threat at BOCES leads to search, investigation

Published Apr 13, 2018 at 4:00pm

NEW HARTFORD — A bomb threat written in a bathroom at Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES led to an investigation on Thursday.

Authorities said a note in a bathroom with a "nondescript" bomb threat was discovered at about 9:30 a.m. at the BOCES campus on Middle Settlement Road. Deputies, along with school officials, searched the building and determined that there was no danger.

"Even though that was the case, we take every threat extremely seriously," said District Superintendent Howard D. Mettelman

No arrests have been made so far. Authorities said the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information on the threat and those responsible is asked to call Inv. Justin Copperwheat at 315-765-2767. All calls will be kept confidential.