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Alex Cabrero reporting Tis the season to be jolly, unless you live in one Logan neighborhood.
You can see Christmas lights all across Cache Valley. But for a time, it appeared somebody didn’t like some of the lights, and wanted them shut off.
Lori Lundberg, Logan Resident: “It’s kind of a tradition”
Every year at this time, the Lundbergs love to light up the night. There Logan home just might be visible from the North Pole.
Gary Lundberg, Logan Resident: “It seem to just bring a little more Christmas spirit around.”
“We added a couple of things that are new.”
But one new thing they got this year wasn’t very welcome at all. In fact, it was downright scary.
Gary Lundberg, Logan Resident: “You would be foolish if you at least didn’t take it seriously.”
A note from someone which said the Christmas lights were being lit way too soon.
Lori Lundberg, Logan Resident: “They said don’t turn them on until the fourteenth.”
Laurie and Gary thought it was funny until the last paragraph.
Lori Lundberg, Logan Resident: “They said that our house would burn down. Then it wasn’t funny anymore.”
Lt. Rodney Peterson, Logan Police Dept.: “People take those kinds of threats seriously.”
The Logan Police Department got involved. In all, fourteen families were threatened this past weekend.
But Tuesday, four teenagers went to the police department, and turned themselves in.
Lt. Rodney Peterson, Logan Police Dept.: “They meant it as a prank. At no time did they intend to burn anyone’s home down.”
Lori Lundberg, Logan Resident: “Deep down inside, I really thought that it was just a joke, but you don’t know.”
The Lundbergs never turned off any of their lights.
The teens have not been charged at this time. KSL has been told that the teens will face some sort of charge, possibly later this week.