Man arrested for bomb scare at two of Louisville’s biggest churches

| January 25, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — A bomb scare sent police rushing to secure two of Louisville's largest churches.
The police report indicates the suspect targeted Southeast Christian Church in the East End and Lampton Baptist Church in Old Louisville because he was upset with both of them.

A random call came in to the Jeffersontown Police Department shortly before noon yesterday.

Police say the man on the other end of the line wasMichael Schad, 67.

Here's a partial transcript of the call:
"Schad:I have an understanding that maybe I put a bomb at Southeast Christian Church and Lampton.
Dispatcher: You put a what at Southeast Christian Church?
Schad: A bomb.
Dispatcher: When did you do that?
Schad: I don't know. I have blackouts."
Schad told the dispatcher he has bi-polar disorder.
His call was transfered to Metrosafe, which dispatches for Louisville Metro Police Department.

Police officers were sent to Southeast Christian Church in the East End and Lampton Baptist Church in Old Louisville, where they searched both buildings.

"They came back out, walked back out, stood for about 30 or 40 minutes. But I didn't see anybody going in or out," said Karroll King, who works near the church. "They were just waiting. Making sure nothing happened. "

 

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