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Saturday, January 19, 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013
According to a report in NJ.com, the man didn't block his number when he made the call and was quickly arrested.
NJ.com and Morristown Patch are reporting that a Phoenixville man was jailed in New Jersey last week after allegedly he called in a bomb threat to the Morristown Town Hall on his cellphone—without blocking his number. Police say it was an easy case to solve. According to the report, Vincent Pasquarello was due in Morris County Superior Court the morning of January 2 when he called the Town Hall and said, "a man told me to call this number and say there is a bomb in the building" before immediately hanging up. It's possible he meant to call the courthouse, which is located on the other side of the time. The caller ID quickly identified the number as belonging to his mother, "Pasquarello, Min," and the local police traced it back to him. …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The threat was received on Saturday night and was cleared by K9 units.
Lowe's in Oaks was evacuated on Saturday night after a bomb threat was called into the store, Upper Providence Police are reporting. According to a release the department provided Patch, at 6:30 p.m. on June 30 an employee at the Mill Road store called police to report the threat. The store was then cleared and the surrounding area was cordoned off until K9 bomb-sniffing units could arrive. K9 units from Limerick and Plymouth townships and the Chester County Sheriffs’ Department ultimately responded, searched the building, and found no explosive device. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad, Black Rock Fire Company, and Lower Providence Ambulance were also on location.