Construction worker arrested for bomb threat to Houma hospital

Otrell Every (Source: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office)
Otrell Every (Source: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office)

HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - Detectives say a 24-year-old construction worker admitted to calling in a bomb threat to a Houma hospital.

Otrell Renae Every, 24, was arrested on Wednesday by Terrebonne Parish deputies.

Police say that the arrest comes following a bomb threat to Chabert Medical Center on July 22. An investigation revealed that the threat was made from a hospital phone line.

After several weeks of investigating the matter, detectives say they developed a suspect who was a construction worker working within the hospital at the time of the call.

Every was arrested Wednesday following the investigation. Police say he admitted to making a call regarding the bomb threat.

Every has been charged with communicating false information of planned arson. He is also charged with failure to appear in court, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and unauthorized use of a credit card from previous incidences.

Bond has been set at $75,300.

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