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Boy Charged After Emailing Bomb Threat To Yorktown Police Boy Charged After Emailing Bomb Threat To Yorktown Police
Boy Charged After Emailing Bomb Threat To Yorktown Police A 13-year-old boy faces criminal charges after emailing a bomb threat to a police department in Northern Westchester, authorities announced. The arrest stemmed from an incident on Saturday, June 1 just before 10 a.m., when the Yorktown Police Department received a threatening message, the department announced on Monday, June 3. The message stated that people at the Yorktown Police station would get shot up and a bomb would be planted somewhere near the building, according to the department.  An investigation into the message revealed that a 13-year-old boy had sent the threatening ema…
Schools Searched After District Receives Overnight Bomb Threat In Westchester Schools Searched After District Receives Overnight Bomb Threat In Westchester
Schools Searched After District Receives Overnight Bomb Threat In Westchester Several schools in Westchester were thoroughly searched after a district received an overnight bomb threat, police announced.  On Monday night, Nov. 20, the Rye City School District received a bomb threat to its buildings that was sent over email, the Rye Police Department announced.  Although the threat was not thought to be credible, all five of the district's schools and the Central Administration Building were searched into the early morning on Tuesday, Nov. 21 with help from the Westchester County Police Bomb Squad, police said. No threats were found inside the fiv…
Bomb Threat At Business In Westchester Causes Road Closure: Investigation Ongoing, Police Say Bomb Threat At Business In Westchester Causes Road Closure: Investigation Ongoing, Police Say
Bomb Threat At Business In Westchester Causes Road Closure: Investigation Ongoing, Police Say Authorities are conducting an investigation into a bomb threat received by a business in Westchester that caused a brief road closure. The incident happened on Monday afternoon, Sept. 25 in Mount Vernon when a business on Gramatan Avenue received a bomb threat over a phone call, according to the city's Director of Communications Timothy Allen. The name of the business that was threatened was not released.  The bomb threat prompted Westchester County Police to clear the building and briefly close Gramatan Avenue between North Avenue and Sidney Avenue. The road has since been reopened, …
Peekskill School District Receives Bomb Threat: No Threat Found After Search Peekskill School District Receives Bomb Threat: No Threat Found After Search
Peekskill School District Receives Bomb Threat: No Threat Found After Search New Update: Following a search of all Peekskill Central School District buildings by a Westchester County Police K9 Unit, no confirmed threat was found. School dismissals, sports, and other after-school events proceeded as normal, district officials announced. Original report: A school district in Northern Westchester is taking precautionary measures after receiving a bomb threat, officials said. The Peekskill City School District received a bomb threat over email just before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, officials announced. In response, district officials contacted the city's poli…
Bomb Threat Made At Peekskill City Court: Prompts Evacuation Bomb Threat Made At Peekskill City Court: Prompts Evacuation
Bomb Threat Made At Peekskill City Court: Prompts Evacuation A court in Northern Westchester was evacuated and searched following a bomb threat, police said.  On Monday, Feb. 27, around 10:20 a.m., police were sent to Peekskill City Court after a report of a possible bomb threat that had been placed, according to Peekskill Police.  Both Peekskill and New York State Court officers then evacuated the building, and K9 units with the Peekskill and Westchester County police departments commenced a sweep of the facility and surrounding area.  Ultimately, nothing was found, and the area was deemed safe at 11:30 a.m. Court personnel was then …
New Update: Hudson Valley Elementary School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat New Update: Hudson Valley Elementary School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat
New Update: Hudson Valley Elementary School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat This story has been updated. A Hudson Valley elementary school was evacuated due to a bomb threat. The incident took place in Rockland County on Thursday, Dec. 15 at New City Elementary School in New City. According to Det. Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police, school staff told police that a caller stated there a bomb in the school. The phone call abruptly ended and the Clarkstown Police Department was notified. As the initial responding officers arrived on the scene students were already being evacuated from the building and placed onto school buses in order to be safely mov…
Teen Charged For Making Threat To School In Hudson Valley Teen Charged For Making Threat To School In Hudson Valley
Teen Charged For Making Threat To School In Hudson Valley A 17-year-old Hudson Valley teen has been arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat via social media that caused an area school to be evacuated. The incident took place in Orange County in the city of Newburgh on Monday, May 2, at the Newburgh Free Academy’s North Campus. The teen was arrested on Friday, May 6, by the city of Newburgh police following a collaborative investigation with the New York State Police, the Hudson Valley Safe Streets Task Force, and the FBI, said the City of Newburgh Police. The threat was made via social media and was directed toward the Newburgh…
Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester
Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester Students and staff were forced to evacuate a school in Westchester after a bomb threat was made targeting a building within the district. The Woodland Middle High School in Greenburgh was evacuated at around 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, when there was a reported bomb threat made, district officials announced. According to officials, the students walked calmly to the neighboring Leffell School on West Hartsdale Avenue, where they were temporarily housed in the cafeteria with faculty support. In response to the threat, there was also an increased police presence at the schools as a precauti…
Bomb Threat at Stewart Airport Unfounded, State Police Say Bomb Threat at Stewart Airport Unfounded, State Police Say
Bomb Threat at Stewart Airport Unfounded, State Police Say This story has been updated. State police say a bomb threat called into New York Stewart International Airport was unfounded. State Police Spokesman Steven Nevel said a person called 911 at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, to report a bomb threat at the airport in Orange County located in New Windsor. State police sent police dogs capable of detecting bombs to the airport. "We automatically send bomb dogs and extra troopers when there is a bomb threat," Nevel said. Troopers from the Montgomery barracks searched the premises and failed to find any explosives. The New York Port Authority said the…
New Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester New Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester
New Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester For the fourth time in three days, students and staff at a Westchester school were forced to evacuate due to a bomb threat. On Thursday, Sept. 30, the Yonkers Fire Department evacuated the Yonkers Montessori Academy due to a threat made at the school. School officials said that “all of the children and staff are safe and under the supervision of teachers and administrators.” Elementary students were taken to Yonkers Raceway, while Middle and High School students were at St. Marks Lutheran School while the building was inspected. There have been no reports of any danger at the school. No …
Westchester School Temporarily Evacuated Due To Reported Threat Westchester School Temporarily Evacuated Due To Reported Threat
Westchester School Temporarily Evacuated Due To Reported Threat For the second time in as many days, students and staff at a high school in Westchester were forced to evacuate for an unfounded threat. Earlier story - Students At Westchester High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat Police in Westchester responded to the Yonkers Middle/High School on Rockland Avenue at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29, where there was reportedly an undisclosed bomb threat made. The school was evacuated as a precaution as police swept the building. No credit threat was found and classes have since resumed. Students were dismissed regularly, police said.
Students At Westchester High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat Students At Westchester High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat
Students At Westchester High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat Students and staff at a Westchester high school were forced to temporarily evacuate the building after a bomb threat was received, according to officials. Mount Vernon High School was evacuated on Tuesday, Sept. 28 after the undisclosed threat was made, with students allowed to re-enter the building at approximately 3 p.m. School officials said that the threat was made at approximately 1 p.m., but did not disclose what the threat was or through what means it was delivered. Emergency personnel searched the building for any suspicious devices, but no credible threat was discovered. 
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Community Center In Northern Westchester Reopens After Bomb Threat Community Center In Northern Westchester Reopens After Bomb Threat
Community Center In Northern Westchester Reopens After Bomb Threat A community center in Northern Westchester has reopened after being evacuated due to a bomb threat. Officers from the Ossining Police Department and the Westchester County Police Explosives Detection team responded to the Joseph G. Caputo Community Center on Broadway at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, in response to the threat that was made to the building. The threat forced a temporary evacuation of the building, which was lifted an hour later at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday when staff and residents were permitted back inside. Police said that the community center …
Community Center In Northern Westchester Evacuated Due To Threat Community Center In Northern Westchester Evacuated Due To Threat
Community Center In Northern Westchester Evacuated Due To Threat Updated story: Community Center In Northern Westchester Reopens After Bomb Threat A community center in Northern Westchester has been evacuated after a threat was received. Officers from the Ossining Police Department were called to the Joseph G. Caputo Community Center on Broadway at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, in response to the threat that was made to the building. Police said that the community center was evacuated and all programs are postponed until further notice. The nature of the threat was not announced. Police said that the area should be avoided fo…
'Swatting' Incident At Area Target Store Draws Officers From Multiple Departments 'Swatting' Incident At Area Target Store Draws Officers From Multiple Departments
'Swatting' Incident At Area Target Store Draws Officers From Multiple Departments Police were victims of a "swatting incident" after officers responded to a call from a man who was threatening to blow-up and harm patrons at a store in Rockland County. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10, when the Spring Valley Police Department received a phone call from a male in the Target Store at the Spring Valley Marketplace who stated he was armed, had multiple hostages, and placed explosives throughout the store, said Spring Valley Police Det. Matthew Galli. The Spring Valley Police Department immediately dispatched units to the location a…
Item Deemed As Possible Bomb Threat Investigated At FBI Office In Westchester Item Deemed As Possible Bomb Threat Investigated At FBI Office In Westchester
Item Deemed As Possible Bomb Threat Investigated At FBI Office In Westchester An FBI office in Westchester was cleared following an investigation of an item that was deemed as a possible bomb threat. According to FBI Spokeswoman Amy Thoreson,  "an item determined to not be any threat," she said. The office is located on Midland Ave., in Rye.  The incident took place around 9:50 a.m. Thursday, March 28 with local, county and federal law enforcement authorities responding.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Man Enters Police Station In Westchester, Says He Helped Cousin Make Bomb Man Enters Police Station In Westchester, Says He Helped Cousin Make Bomb
Man Enters Police Station In Westchester, Says He Helped Cousin Make Bomb A mentally ill person reportedly showed up at a police station in Westchester on Thursday with burned hands, claiming he suffered the injuries helping a family member make a pipe bomb. According to police, on Thursday, Feb. 14, a man from the Bronx walked into the Mount Vernon police headquarters, telling officers that he had suffered burns on his hand helping to make a pressure cooker-type bomb with his cousin in the city. The incident came several weeks after a suspicious package forced the evacuation of Mount Vernon City Hall, followed by a suspicious fire that was started in the Bu…
Westchester Business Owner Targeted During National Bomb Threat Scare, Police Say Westchester Business Owner Targeted During National Bomb Threat Scare, Police Say
Westchester Business Owner Targeted During National Bomb Threat Scare, Police Say A Westchester business was one of the hundreds targeted nationwide last week as part of a bitcoin bomb threat scheme that made the rounds through email. On Thursday, Dec. 13, law enforcement officials investigated hundreds of bomb threats that targeted schools and businesses nationwide, including several in New York and Connecticut. Officers from the Scarsdale Police Department were dispatched to Fox Meadow Road on the day of the bomb threats, where a victim reported that she had received an email to her “Songs for Seeds” business account. Police said that in the email, the suspect stated …
Employees Evacuated After Bomb Threat At Route 9 Business Employees Evacuated After Bomb Threat At Route 9 Business
Employees Evacuated After Bomb Threat At Route 9 Business A bomb threat to a business with 20 employees busy at work brought a quick response from emergency responders in Putnam County. Putnam County sheriff’s deputies responded to T. Webber Plumbing and Heating, located at 3365 Route 9 in the Town of Philipstown, on the call of a bomb threat on Thursday, Dec. 13 at approximately 2 p.m., Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. said. Upon arrival to the scene, deputies set a perimeter around the premises and evacuated the building. In addition to the deputies, the Emergency Service Unit (ESU) of the Sheriff’s Department, the New York State Police and t…
Sandy Hook Elementary Receives Bomb Threat On 6th Anniversary Of Massacre Sandy Hook Elementary Receives Bomb Threat On 6th Anniversary Of Massacre
Sandy Hook Elementary Receives Bomb Threat On 6th Anniversary Of Massacre Sandy Hook Elementary School students were sent home Friday morning after the school received a bomb threat on the sixth anniversary of a mass shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead. School personnel reported the threat to Newtown Police around 9 a.m. Friday, said Lt. Aaron Bahamonde. Police went to Sandy Hook School to investigate the threat and it is currently being investigated by members of the Newtown Police Department, he said. "The school was safely and orderly evacuated for precautionary reasons and so that a thorough sweep of the school could be performed," Ba…
Bomb Threat Causes Closure Of College In Westchester Bomb Threat Causes Closure Of College In Westchester
Bomb Threat Causes Closure Of College In Westchester A non-specific bomb threat made to a Berkeley College campus forced the college to close all of its campuses for several hours, including its Westchester campus. The well-known college has campuses in Manhattan and Brooklyn, as well as four in New Jersey, and in White Plains at 99 Church St.  According to Berkeley spokeswoman Ilene Greenfield, a call was received around 7:45 a.m. Friday at the Woodland, N.J., campus with the caller making an unspecific bomb threat. "As a precaution, the decision was made to close all campuses and contact local law enforcement authorities," Greenf…
Two Lakeland HS Students Charged In Bomb Threat That Caused Evacuation Two Lakeland HS Students Charged In Bomb Threat That Caused Evacuation
Two Lakeland HS Students Charged In Bomb Threat That Caused Evacuation Two Northern Westchester teenage girls are facing felony charges after making a bomb threat in a bathroom that forced the evacuation of Lakeland High School last week. The Yorktown Police Department announced the arrests of Mohegan Lake residents Emma Lineau, 16, and Alexandra Pujol, 17, on Monday. The two face first-degree falsely reporting an incident charges --  a Class D felony -- for their roles in making a threat in the bathroom that forced a school-wide evacuation. A Lakeland High School resource officer reported the bomb threat shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 1, saying that it was…