Dual bomb threats shut down two Cameron County bridges
Fri, 09 Sep 2011 03:51:06 GMT —
Dual bomb threats temporarily halted traffic at two international bridges in Cameron County on Thursday night.
It all happened at the Los Indios International Bridge and Brownsville's Veterans International Bridge.
Investigators told Action 4 News that the dual threats were telephoned in to the CameronCounty Sheriff's Department.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials told Action 4 News that the proper measures were taken for the public's safety.
CBP spokesman Eddie Perez said the Los Indios International bridge was cleared and reopened at 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Veterans International Bridge was cleared and reopened to traffic at 10:54 p.m. Thursday.
No arrests have been made and no suspects have been identified.
The case remains under investigation by the Cameron County Sheriff's Department.