Eddy County Sheriff's deputies tell Big 2 that someone called in a bomb threat to the Eddy County District Court Clerk's office (which is located in the Eddy County Courthouse) around 11 AM Monday.
The courthouse was immediately evacuated.
Carlsbad firefighters performed a floor-by-floor sweep of the building, but they couldn't find any explosives.
The courthouse re-opened around noon Monday, and jury selection continued around 1:30 PM Monday.
The incident remains under investigation, and the Eddy County Sheriff's Department is looking for the person responsible for the threat
Anyone with information on this threat should call the Eddy County Sheriff's Department at (575) 887-7551.