Covington Police

Col. Brian R. Valenti, Chief of Police

1 Police Memorial Drive

Covington, KY 41014

Phone: (859) 292-2222

Fax: (859) 292-0333


From: Lt. Justin Bradbury

Date: September 13, 2023

Time of Release: 0945 Hrs

Subject: Bomb Threat

Location: John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge

COVINGTON, KY- This morning at around 5:23 a.m. Kenton County Dispatch received a bomb threat from an unknown person. The person specifically threatened the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge.

Covington Police and Fire responded to the scene and closed the bridge. The bridge was thoroughly checked. There were no injures, no devices were located, and the bridge has since reopened. No one has been arrested in connection with this incident.

The investigation has been turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Louisville Office. We are directing all inquiries to their Public Affairs Agent at 502-263-6000. If you have any information regarding this incident, please call Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.


Lieutenant Justin Bradbury

Criminal Investigations Watch Commander / PIO

City of Covington, KY. (859) 292-2238

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