Report: Bath police ready for LeBron announcement today

Law enforcement near LeBron James' Ohio home is getting ready for an announcement that could come today.

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According to a tweet from Phil Trexler of the Akron Beacon Journal, "Bath police to increase patrols around LBJ's home after 3 p. when announcement is expected "tonight." #KingJames"

Bath Township police confirmed to Channel 3 News that LeBron's people have asked them to be on alert but say no timetable has been given.

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Trexler added that the thinking in Bath Township is that James will be coming back to Cleveland.

"Folks in Bath feel strongly that LBJ will sign w/ CLE. LBJ's camp contacted cops hour ago to alert them of tonight's annoucement. #kingjames," he tweeted.

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It is not uncommon for Bath Township police to be called to provide extra security around James' home.

Bath Township Police Chief Michael McNeely explained that a main concern is that traffic does not become an issue for other residents of James' development.


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