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Vineland Man Charged In Atlantic County Bomb Threats

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(credit: Hamilton Township Police Department)

(credit: Hamilton Township Police Department)

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HAMILTON Twp., N.J., (CBS) — Authorities say a Vineland man is facing charges in connection with multiple bomb threats placed in Atlantic County on Tuesday.

Raheem Brown, 36, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of Terroristic Threats and Causing False Public Alarm.

Hamilton Township Police say the threats began around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and were placed in different locations in Atlantic County prompting the evacuation of two elementary schools (See Previous Story).

The threats were placed at the Atlantic County Courthouse, Shaner School and Hess School.

In addition to the bomb threats, police say there was also a threat to harm a Superior Court Judge at the courthouse.

Authorities say no devices were found and there were no reported injuries.

Hamilton Township detectives immediately began an investigation which led to a suspect being identified as Brown.

Brown was arrested at his Vineland home Thursday without incident.  He was taken to the Township of Hamilton Police Department and charged with multiple counts of Terroristic Threats and Causing False Public Alarm.

Brown was lodged in the Atlantic County Jail in default of $500,000 bail.

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