Posted: Apr 17, 2013 12:05 PM by Ian Auzenne
Updated: Apr 17, 2013 12:17 PM
OPELOUSAS--A Carencro man is behind bars for allegedly making a bomb threat last night at Evangeline Downs. State police say 43-year-old Russell Cormier told casino workers he left an explosive device inside the building. Police evacuated the building while conducting a search. No bombs were found, and no one was harmed.
Cormier is charged with communication of a bomb threat. If convicted, he could be sentenced to 20 years in prison.