A written bomb threat was received at Bristol High School this morning, according to a message on the school's website.
A student is in custody after writing a bomb threat directed at Bristol High School, a message on the school's website said. The school received a written bomb threat on Tuesday morning. Officials were able to "quickly determine the author of the threat and are taking all precautions necessary to ensure that our students are safe," the message said. Police are involved, according to the school's announcement, and the student has been taken into custody. Calls to the Bristol Borough Police Department and to Bristol Borough School District officials have not been returned at this time. As more information becomes available, Patch will update this story.
Daniel Gallagher was taken into custody by Bristol Borough police hours after phoning threats to a Philadelphia lawyer. The two public schools in the borough were locked down as officers searched for Gallagher.
A Bristol Borough man is facing several charges after he is alleged to have harassed a Philadelphia defense attorney and made threats against a school. Daniel Gallagher, 50, of the 200 block of Mill Street was taken into custody by officers who flocked to the borough to search for him. He was thought to be armed, but police discovered no weapons on him. The 50-year-old is facing charges out of Philadelphia because he called a city defense attorney that represented him during an arson case in the 1980s and made the threats, borough police chief Arnold Porter said. Gallagher is alleged to have harassed the lawyer and told him that “blood will flow” at an unnamed school. Philadelphia police detectives alerted borough authorities at 2 p.m. …