Nevada Department of Emergency Management no longer locked down, no suspect found

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Updated: 9/12/2013 4:51 pm
UPDATE - 3:25P - According to Fournier, it was a landscaping crew not affiliated with the Guard that was working on the site. He’s not sure why they didn’t notify the Guard sooner about what they allegedly saw. He says the only thing he can think of is the landscaping crew is under no obligation to notify anyone.

As a result of the lag time, they will be doing an internal investigation and looking at how things could have been handled differently because he said they do “take every security threat seriously.”





(News 4 Reporter Kristina Nelson )
(News 4 Reporter Kristina Nelson )
UPDATE - 12:40P - According to Fournier, a crew working in the area allegedly saw a person wearing a hoodie jump a fence at the National Guard facility around 7:30 this morning, but officials weren't notified until after 11am. The area went into lock down from 11:15 to 11:45 so they could do a sweep, but no such person was found.

The lock down has since been lifted.




CARSON CITY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- The Nevada Department of Emergency Management building on Fairview Drive in Carson City is on lock down.

According to Dennis Fournier with the Nevada Guard, a man allegedly jumped the fence and breached the perimeter. The time of this incident has not been confirmed.

Stay with News 4 for updates.
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