By Roger Croteau - SAEN
A man is in custody, receiving a psychological evaluation, after leaving a suspicious package outside the Comal County Courthouse, which led to a two-hour evacuation Friday.
Building Superintendent Anthony Saenz found the small package, wrapped in brown paper and tape, outside the rear entrance to the courthouse shortly before 10 a.m. and notified building security. The courthouse and the adjacent Commissioners Court Building and Comal Appraisal District building were evacuated and the San Antonio Police Department bomb squad was called.
“The package had livestock feed in it,” Van de Loo said. “The man is known to most of the local police. He gave a rambling statement about security not being adequate on the Guadalupe River and he talked about 9-11.”