Teaneck NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Made Terroristic Threats at Chase Bank
Terroristic Threats Charges in Teaneck NJ
Teaneck New Jersey police arrested a man who allegedly made terroristic threats at a local bank.
According to authorities, the 68-year-old suspect walked into the Chase bank located on Ayers Court in Teaneck, NJ. Once inside the bank, the suspect allegedly made threatening statements.
A bank employee later told police that they heard the suspect refer to a weapon.
Bank employees dialed 911 and alerted police to the situation. However, the suspect was already gone from the bank by the time police officers arrived at the scene.
Police investigated and were eventually able to locate the suspect at a business in New Milford, NJ. According to police, the suspect owns the business.
Police officers reportedly found three firearms at the business. Police seized the firearms; however, it is unclear if the suspect has been charged with any weapons offenses.
After being taken into custody, the suspect was taken to the Teaneck Police Department station. Police interviewed the suspect and determined that enough evidence existed for him to be charged in the case.
The suspect has been charged with making terroristic threats. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3, a person who threatens to commit a crime of violence with the purpose to terrorize or cause evacuation of a building is subject to third degree felony charges.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was released from police custody with a pending court date.
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For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Teaneck Man, 68, Made Threatening Statements at Bank, Police Say.”