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Saturday 05/14/2022 12:46 PM - Terrorist Threats

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Terrorist Threats
Date and Time of Incident: 5-14-22, Approximately 10:50 AM
Place of Occurrence: Twin Cities Community Hospital, 1100 Las Tablas Rd, Templeton
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Bryce Vincent Blue, 33, Atascadero
Details of News Release: On 5-14-22, Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call regarding a person who had made threats against Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton. According to hospital staff, a man had called the hospital wanting a refill of a medication. When his request was declined, the man had threatened to come to the hospital and "shoot up the place." Deputies immediately responded to the hospital. The hospital was placed on lockdown at approximately 11:02 AM. While Deputies secured the hospital, the suspect arrived on scene. He was detained without incident. No weapon was located. The hospital lifted the lockdown approximately 10 minutes later at 11:12 AM. The suspect has been identified as 33-year-old Bryce Blue of Atascadero. He was arrested for making terrorist threats and taken into custody and transported to the County Jail.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Saturday 05/14/2022 12:46 PM