Meigs County man arrested at Ohio University for making terroristic threats

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ATHENS, Ohio (WTAP) - A Meigs County man who works at Ohio University's dining hall was arrested for allegedly making terroristic threats to co-workers.

Ohio University Police say Curtis Embrey, 38, of Rutland, in Meigs County, had threatened to "take down" himself and other employees at the Nelson Dining Hall on Ohio University's campus, when he reported to work at 2:00 P.M. on Monday.

Ohio University police and agents from the Fairfield-Hocking-Athens Major Crime Unit confirmed the veracity of the threats and obtained a warrant for Embry's arrest on a felony charge of Making Terroristic Threats.

The Nelson Commons Dining Hall was temporarily closed for safety while officers searched for Embry.

Police found Embry and arrested him at 1:35 P.M. Monday, in a parking garage near Nelson Commons.

Embry was taken to the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail and permanently banned from the Ohio University campus.

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