A Hazelton girl faces a felony charge for allegedly leaving a bomb threat at the Oelwein Middle School last week. Oelwein police charge 13-year-old Brooke Peterson of Hazelton with making a false report of an incendiary or explosive device. Peterson was referred to juvenile services.
The bomb threat was found in the form of a not in a restroom at the Oelwein Middle School on April 24th. As a precaution, the building was evacuated and searched, but no device was found. Another threat later in the week also prompted an evacuation, however police say there’s no indication that the two were related. Police say more charges are pending.