OXFORD, Miss — A Missouri man was charged with making a bomb threat to an Oxford business early Sunday morning.
According to the Oxford Police Department, the threat was called to a business in the 100 block of Courthouse Square just before 12:30 a.m.
Police said they coordinated with the Oxford Fire Department to clear the area. Once the area was cleared, police and the University Police Department's K-9 deemed the building safe.
After an immediate investigation, police identified Blake Portnoy, 23, as the caller.
Portnoy was charged with false reporting of a bomb and given a $50,000 bond by a Lafayette County judge.