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Police: Paducah man threatens to blow up insurance administrator's building

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Posted at 3:45 PM, Aug 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-01 10:00:18-04

PADUCAH, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Paducah man was arrested on Friday, August 23 for threatening to blow up the building of a company that files insurance claims, according to police.

The Paducah Police Department posted on their Facebook page that 30-year-old Shawn Upchurch of Paducah was charged with terroristic threatening.

The Facebook post stated that while at the doctor's office he threatened to blow up a building that houses Lynx Services.

The company is a third-party administrator of insurance claims, according to their website.

He reportedly was arrested without incident and lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail.