St. Landry

Apr 17, 2013 1:05 PM by Ian Auzenne

Casino Bomb Threat Suspect Arrested

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.



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