Friday, February 22, 2013
A Niles West High School teen was charged with felony disorderly conduct after he made multiple bomb threats to his school, police said today.
Samuel Breitberg, 18, of Lincolnwood, was charged with one count of felony disorderly conduct, police announced today. Breitberg was arrested for making multiple bomb threats directed at his school, Niles West, on Nov. 20, 2012, police said. Detectives, in conjunction with District 219, investigated the incident and determined Breitberg responsible, according to a press release issued today. No further details were available. If new information comes in, Patch will update. -- Skokie Patch on Facebook
Friday, October 7, 2011
Caller said a "Niles school" would be targeted; officials at District 219 tightening security.
A bomb threat received Tuesday at Niles West High School was ruled not credible by Skokie police, according to Jim Szczepaniak, the spokesman for Niles Township High School District 219. The caller making the threat phoned at 2:54 p.m. that day, and school ends at 3:20. Szczepaniak said the school immediately got in touch with Skokie police and remained in constant contact with them. "We were comfortable enough with the situation we figured we'd continue with school Wedneday," Szczepaniak said. He described the situation as being back to normal. Niles West principal sent a letter to faculty and staff Tuesday telling them the school was on heightened alert and that police were continuing to investigate. A student newspaper at Niles West …
Thursday, April 21, 2011
A roundup of the region’s major developments for Thursday, April 21.
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Friday, October 15, 2010
At Skokie Patch, we update our blotter daily.
On Oct. 12 around 11:30 a.m., officers along with Skokie Fire Department responded to a bomb threat at the Illinois Human Services building on the 8000 block of St. Louis Street. According to the report, an employee received a phone call from an unknown female, she said she was at Aldi's and overheard a man say he was going to blow up the human services building. The employee on the other end was unable to get more information from her before being disconnected. A short time later he received a second phone call from the same female. The employee then advised his supervisor, who then notified the Illinois State Police. The center was not evacuated and there are no suspects. Editor's note: All information is the most current provided by the…