On December 13, 2018, around 11:30 a.m. the Wyoming Highway Patrol Explosive K-9 team were requested to assist Wheatland Police Department for a reported bomb threat.
The threat was specific to the West Elementary School located in Wheatland, Wyoming.
The K-9 team responded from Cheyenne and deployed their bomb dogs around the campus. Students were moved to a nearby middle school for safety precautions. No suspicious devices were located, and the students and staff were allowed back into the school around 1:45 p.m.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Department and Wyoming Highway Patrol assisted with the incident. The Wheatland Police Department is investigating the threat.