Colesburg Man Accused of Making Bomb Threat to Sumner School

SUMNER, Iowa (AP) – A Colesburg man has been accused of phoning in a bomb threat to an elementary school.

A criminal complaint says 26-year old Ean Weipert called a staffer Tuesday at Durant Elementary School in Sumner and threatened to blow up the school. Sumner Police Officer Trey Myers says an investigation showed the threat had to be taken seriously.

Authorities say 26-year old Ean Weipert was arrested Tuesday at his home in Colesburg. Bremer County court records say he’s charged with intimidation and with threat of terrorism.

Weipert is out of custody at the Bremer County Jail after posting bond.