According to Sheriff Todd E. Godwin, on May 07, 2018, the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received reports of bomb threats at Nandua Middle School and Accawkmacke Elementary School. On May 8, 2018 Nandua Middle School also received another threat

An investigation into this incident has resulted in the arrest of a 12 year old juvenile. The juvenile was charged with 14 counts of threat to bomb or burn a building. 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, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, Eastern Shore Drug Task Force and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

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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