Man arrested after bomb squad responded to report of suspicious package
BATON ROUGE - One man has been arrested after Baton Rouge Police and a bomb squad responded to a report of a suspicious package on Hermitage Drive on Thursday morning.
Patrick McAdams has been arrested on a terrorizing charge, according to BRPD.
Police said a suspicious package was thrown on top of a mail truck, however it was later discovered that it was a bag of unidentified debris that appeared to be trash. More details on the contents of the bag are expected to be released soon.
A nearby elementary school was on lockdown while BRPD investigated. Police said they took precautionary measures to examine the contents of the package.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Livingston Parish looking to crack down on duplicate tax exemptions
Ascension Parish man frustrated after rats from abandon property invade home
Witness: Child found on floor of apartment bathroom after self-inflicted shooting
Department of Health giving out free flu shots Thursday
Child injured, transported in shooting at Baton Rouge apartment