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The original item was published from 1/31/2017 1:15:18 PM to 2/15/2017 12:00:01 AM.

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Bomb Threat at JCC Apachi Day Camp – Unincorporated Lake Zurich

On January 31, 2017 at approximately 10:30AM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the JCC Apachi Day Camp, 23280 North Old McHenry Road, unincorporated Lake Zurich. The caller was an employee of JCC Apachi Day Camp and reported the camp just received a bomb threat via telephone. The facility is also utilized as a daycare during the schoolyear.


Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and arrived at the day camp quickly. The building and property were systematically searched and nothing suspicious was located. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Explosives Detection Canine and his handler, along with two other explosive canine teams, are on the scene conducing a secondary search.


The students in attendance at the camp were transported to a different location. No students or staff were injured during the incident and all are safe and accounted for.


This threat remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division.

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