WTF: Zeds Dead fan calls in bomb scare after being denied entry to Aspen concertBy Reverb Staff | November 23rd, 2011 | No Comments »
A man suspected of calling in a bomb threat to Belly Up Aspen after he was denied entry to the sold-out Zeds Dead concert was arrested Tuesday night in Aspen.
At 10 p.m., officers were at the venue when someone called police threatening that there was a bomb in the building, according to a news release from the Aspen Police Department.
Concert-goers and employees were evacuated from the building. Police searched the building but did not find any suspicious packages or devices, and patrons were let back in the building and the concert resumed.
Minutes after the threat was made, police traced the call to 29-year-old Asa Robinson, who was turned away at the door because he did not have a ticket.
Officers found Robinson after the evacuation, when he tried to enter the building a second time. Robinson became combative with police officer, hitting one of them in the head.
Robinson was arrested and booked into the Pitkin County Jail. He faces charges of assault on a peace officer, menacing, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, false reporting of an explosive and false reporting to authorities.
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