UPDATE: A preliminary hearing is scheduled in California next week to determine whether a 21-year-old Nevada woman should stand trial on charges stemming from a bomb scare hoax that forced the evacuation of a state park at Lake Tahoe last month.
Alana Blakemore of Gardnerville is to appear in El Dorado County Superior Court Aug. 12 on a felony charge of resisting an executive officer and misdemeanor resisting arrest.
Her alleged accomplice, 24-year-old Hobie Gregory, is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 20 on misdemeanor resisting arrest.
Authorities say Blakemore threatened to detonate explosives at the state park at Emerald Bay on Tahoe's southwest shore on July 26 after leading police on a chase on State Highway 89.
A bomb squad determined there were no explosive devices.
Court records don't list lawyers for the two.

(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Original Story: The South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) says two people were arrested after a possible bomb threat on Highway 89.

They said on Friday afternoon, police were alerted to a possible wanted fugitive and if they were stopped, they had explosive devices that they would set off.

SLTPD says a suspect car was found near Emerald Bay by California State Parks officers and El Dorado County Sheriff's Office deputies. They said the car was stopped just north of the Vikingsholm parking lot.

SLTPD says a female driver, 21-year-old Alana Blakemore, was arrested on scene and taken to Barton Hospital for drug ingestion and possible overdose. They said a male passenger, 24-year-old Hobie Gregory, fled on foot toward the lake.

They said when Blakemore was arrested, she dropped a large backpack in the middle of the roadway, prompting the highway closure.

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office said she had an unknown device around her neck when she exited the vehicle.

SLTPD said Tahoe Douglas Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team (EOD) responded. They said there was still a concern that Gregory also had an explosive device, so a SLTPD SWAT team was activated.

SLTPD says during the investigation, an alert driver saw a suspicious suspect, who turned out to be Gregory, hitchhiking near Camp Richardson. The driver saw Gregory get picked up and followed as he was dropped off at Raley's at the Y.

SLTPD said their teams responded to Raley's, and with the help of store staff, Gregory was found and arrested. The store was searched and no explosive device was found.

They said Gregory is charged with resisting arrest.

SLTPD said Blakemore is still being treated at the hospital at this time. Her charges are still pending. They said her backpack and car were cleared by El Dorado County Sheriff's Office EOD teams and no explosives devices were found either.

They said the investigation is ongoing.