Portland Transportation Center Re-Opens after Bomb Threat

Updated 2 years ago

A train and bus station in Portland is open again after being shut down for four hours following a bomb threat.Police say 44-year-old Rodney Jewell of Portland entered the Portland Transportation Center around 6:30 Tuesday morning and said he had a bomb in his backpack.The station was evacuated.Police convinced the man to leave the building and put the backpack down in a parking lot. The bag was searched. Police say it contained household items.Jewell was arrested.The facility is a station for the Downeaster Amtrak Train and Concord Trailway buses.It re-opened around ten Tuesday morning.


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