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Celebrating 150 Years in Garrett County, Maryland: 1872-2022

Garrett County State's Attorney's Office Notice

Last Updated on Feb 2, 2022 at 10:18am | Communications Office
PRESS RELEASE
 
TO:        Garrett County Media
FROM:   Lisa Thayer Welch
RE:        Evacuation of Courthouse
DATE:    February 2, 2022    
 
 
The Garrett County State’s Attorney’s Office has received an anonymous email, stating, “We are going to blow up your office building.”  This same email was received in multiple State’s Attorneys’ Offices around the State.
The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office was advised and is handling the investigation.  In an abundance of caution, the Garrett County Courthouse is being evacuated until the building can be cleared.  Additional information will be provided when available.