LOGAN — Police have arrested a 21-year-old woman suspected of texting a bomb threat to her co-worker, leading to the temporary evacuation of ICON Health & Fitness. Brittany Valentine was booked Tuesday afternoon into the Cache County Jail on suspicion of making a threat of terrorism.
Logan City Police Chief Gary Jensen said an employee at the fitness company received the message Monday night. The “cryptic text” included a bomb emoji and said the explosive device would detonate shortly.
The employee showed the text to company managers who contacted law enforcement. The company facility was also evacuated for a time, until it was determined that the buildings were safe again to enter.
Jensen said officers were able to track the text message to Valentine. She later admitted to sending the message because she didn’t want to go to work.
Valentine is being held in jail without bail. Formal charges are expected to be filed later this week.