HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) – A man is facing felony charges after being accused of making a bomb threat against the Henderson County GOP headquarters.
The Hendersonville Police Department said in a news release that the party headquarters received a bomb threat Thursday morning on the organization’s voicemail, prompting an evacuation.
The State Bureau of Investigation swept the building with a bomb dog and found no explosives.
Authorities say they were able to trace the call back to 24-year-old Dylan J. Schacht, of Hendersonville, who was arrested and charged with one count of terrorism and one count of filing a false report concerning a destructive device.
The threat came just days after someone firebombed the Orange County Republican headquarters.
It is unclear whether Schacht has an attorney.
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