Police: Man charged after materials to make bomb found in Wildwood hotel room

Several buildings were evacuated near the Mango Hotel on Spicer Avenue on Oct. 28.

News 12 Staff

Nov 5, 2022, 10:42 AM

Updated 615 days ago

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Police say a man is facing charges for causing panic in Wildwood with a bomb threat.
Several buildings were evacuated near the Mango Hotel on Spicer Avenue on Oct. 28.
Police say guests reported that Joshua Bailey, of Maine, was talking about making a bomb.
The Atlantic City Bomb Squad found several items used to create explosives in Bailey's hotel room. A copper wire was also found wrapped around the doorknob of his room.
Bailey has been charged with causing a false public alarm and must undergo a psychological evaluation.


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