According to Sheriff Todd E. Godwin, on May 04, 2018, the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received reports of bomb threats at Nandua Middle School, Nandua High School and Accawkmacke Elementary School.

An investigation into this incident has resulted in the arrest of a 17 year old juvenile. The juvenile was charged with one count of threat to bomb or burn a building in relation to a threat made last week at Nandua High School. The juvenile was transported to the Norfolk Detention Center in Norfolk, VA and held without bond.

The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Virginia State Police, Exmore Police Department, Onley Police Department, Onancock Police Department, and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666. Tips may also be submitted through our website at


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