Cops: NJ Man Calls Police, Threatens To Shoot Tellers Inside NJ Motor Vehicle Commission
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — A 45-year-old South Jersey man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly threatening to walk into a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission and shoot all of the tellers, according to police.
Police say on June 29th, Guy Costabile of Atlantic City called 9-1-1 from a prepaid cell phone and told an Egg Harbor Township Police dispatcher that he was at the Shore Mall, had a gun, and planned to shoot the tellers.
As a result of the threat, the MVC was evacuated and locked down for the remainder of the day.
After an investigation, police identified Costabile as the caller. He is charged with Causing False Public Alarm, Terrorist Threats, and “Misuse of the 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System.
Costabile is in Atlantic County jail in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.