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Coast Guard Investigates Hoax Distress Calls On The Bay

Nothing but a hoax! Since June, more than a dozen distress calls were made on the Chesapeake Bay and now the Coast Guard wants answers.

07/22/2014

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Coast Guard Offers $2,000 Reward For Man Behind Hoax Distress Calls

A call for help turns out to be a fake, and it isn’t the first time this has happened. The U.S. Coast Guard in Maryland says a man has made more than 10 false distress calls.

12/20/2013

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Man Tells Security Screeners At Airport He Has Bomb In Jacksonville Hoax

Scary moments at a Jacksonville airport after a man tells security screeners he has a bomb. Now officials are saying the entire situation was a hoax and he is being held on a million dollars bond.

10/02/2013

George Walter Carlisle II

Arrest Made In Anne Arundel Community College Armed Hostage Hoax

A former student is charged with reporting an armed hostage hoax at Anne Arundel County Community College.

08/15/2013

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Fake Bomb Evacuates Maryland Car Rental Facility

The Maryland State Fire Marshal says a fake bomb device forced the evacuation of an Avis car rental facility in Anne Arundel County.

06/22/2013

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Woman Charged In Bomb Hoax In Md.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office says a warrant has been obtained charging a Pennsylvania woman with making a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of two courthouses.

04/19/2013

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Fire Hoax Delays Some Flights At BWI

A false fire alarm at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport resulted in the shutdown the baggage area for Southwest Airlines and the delay of some flights.

12/23/2012

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Baltimore Coast Guard Probes Phony Distress Calls

If it’s a joke, it’s a potentially dangerous one. The Coast Guard station in Baltimore has received six phony distress calls for a boat in trouble.

07/26/2012

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Carroll Co. Courts Open Following Morning Bomb Threat

Detectives from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police are investigating a bomb threat at the County’s Circuit and District Court facilities.

03/14/2011

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