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.
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.
A former student is charged with reporting an armed hostage hoax at Anne Arundel County Community College.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal says a fake bomb device forced the evacuation of an Avis car rental facility in Anne Arundel County.
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.
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.
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.
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.