June 5, 2013
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Department of Corrections
At approximately 3:25 p.m. PST, the following Department of Corrections institutions returned to modified operations following a series of bomb threats received beginning at approximately 12:50 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, on June 5, 2013.
* Oregon State Penitentiary, located in Salem
* Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, located in Pendleton
* Snake River Correctional Institution, located in Ontario
No injuries were reported and all adults in custody are accounted for. The institutions anticipate returning to normal operations beginning with the morning meal on June 6, 2013.
Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation Division detectives are continuing the investigation. No other details are being released at this time as their investigation continues. Any updates will be provided by the Oregon State Police in future news release(s).