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media releases > 06/22/2015

deputies and fbi agents arrest bomb threat suspect in rock creek


ROCK CREEK TWSP, WI - On Monday night June 22, 2015 at 11:55 PM the Dunn County Sheriffs Office was notified by the FBI concerning internet threats relating to the use of a bomb by a Dunn County resident.  Through investigation it was discovered that a resident residing in Rock Creek Township had made threatening posts on Facebook about the use of a bomb. 

Officers from the Dunn County Sheriffs Office, FBI and the Eau Claire Regional Swat team responded to E9726 190th Ave Eau Claire where a search warrant was executed.  52 year old Donald K. Wheeler was taken into custody for making bomb threats and transported to the Dunn County Jail.

The case will be forwarded to the Dunn County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.