Police: 19-year-old called in fake bomb threats to Jersey Shore boardwalk

Police say a 19-year-old from Brick has been arrested for making fake bomb threats earlier this month to the Point Pleasant Boardwalk.

News 12 Staff

Jun 18, 2021, 11:00 AM

Updated 1,037 days ago

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Police say a 19-year-old from Brick has been arrested for making fake bomb threats earlier this month to the Point Pleasant Boardwalk.
According to police, Nkosi Jones called Jenkinson's main boardwalk office on June 3 and June 4 to make the threats that turned out to be false.
Police say both times the boardwalk was evacuated and bomb detection teams were called in.
Jones is charged with two counts of false public alarm and two counts of terroristic threats. He is lodged in Ocean County Jail pending future court proceedings.
Anyone with any additional information about the incidents is asked to contact Detective Christopher Mosca at 732-892-0500 ext. 173.


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