Bomb threat shuts Old Hwy. 90 on Monday

Published 11:49 am Tuesday, October 23, 2018

By Dawn Burleigh

The Orange Leader


Cloeren Plant was evacuated as well as the surrounding area after Orange Police Department received a call in reference to an employee located a note inside the facility saying a bomb would detonate at 3 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to the location, 5625 Old Hwy. 90 in Orange, at 2:28 p.m. on Monday.

Reports were coming in of offices located on Gloria Drive, approximately two miles away were also being evacuated due to the bomb threat.

Orange Officers evacuated the building and shut down the roadway until ATF arrived on the scene.

ATF took over the investigation.