Incident: Disorderly Conduct 1

Location: Kohl’s Department Store- 2950 Gateway Street

Case Number: 19-2959

Date/Time: 04-16-19            / 1709 hrs

More Information:   LT Russ Boring

Completed By:          Sgt. Jeff Murkin

ARRESTED:  DOCKERY, WESLEY ERWIN DOB/05181984

CHARGES:   DISORDELY CONDUCT 1

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

On 04-16-19 at 1709 hrs Kohl’s Department Store employees notified SPD of a bomb threat at their store.   A male suspect had walked into the store and said multiple times there was a bomb in the store.   The male departed the store and was last seen walking north through the parking lot. The store decided to evacuate as a precaution. A bomb dog from the University of Oregon Police responded and checked the store but no explosive devices were located.   The store was then re-opened.

A description of the suspect was obtained and video surveillance was reviewed.     Numerous Officers checked the area but the suspect was not immediately located.  

At 2159 hrs LTD called SPD after an alert bus driver spotted a person matching the suspect’s description near the entrance to Best Buy.   SPD Officers arrived and located the male. He was identified as 34 year old Wesley Erwin Dockery.   He was taken into custody and charged with Disorderly Conduct 1. Dockery was lodged at the Springfield Municipal Jail.    

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.