Laurel County Sheriff John Root says two men are behind bars after one of them threatened to blow up a home. Deputies were called out to a home off KY 1376 after a complaint of a bomb threat. Officers say 32-year-old Sean Frederick was arguing with family members when he threatened to blow up the house with a pipe bomb. Three children, ages 4, 5 and 6, were in the home at the time. Frederick’s father and mother escaped from the home when deputies arrived. Frederick and another man, Jonathon Wendell Bowling, were still inside with the three children. After authorities surrounded the house, Frederick came out onto the front porch where he screamed while they arrested him. While searching the house, deputies found Bowling in a bedroom in possession of a needle containing a liquid substance, spoons with residue, a crystal substance, pipes, a baggie of meth and snorting straws. Deputies said Bowling then threw an uncapped needle at them when they tried to question him. They arrested him after a brief struggle. Frederick was charged with assault, criminal abuse and resisting arrest. Bowling was charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and three counts of wanton endangerment of a police officer. When authorities went to investigate the pipe bomb, they discovered it was a toilet paper roll wrapped in tape. Both men were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.
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