Impact Felt After ‘Bomb Threat
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Pisgah Forest resident David Joseph Gearing faces a felony charge of making a false bomb threat Monday. The incident led to a number of Brevard businesses to be evacuated and traffic to be disrupted for several hours.
As of Wednesday, the 51-year-old Gearing, whose bond was set at $50,000, remained in the Transylvania County Detention Center.
Just after 10 a.m. on Monday, Gearing entered the Brevard Police Department's lobby and attempted to enter a secured doorway, according to Police Chief Phil Harris. It was at this point a police department dispatcher asked Gearing if he needed assistan...