New Jersey: BMM Discovered in Motel Room

Submitted by jrios031 on Fri, 11/04/2022 - 15:07

TRIPwire, 4 November 2022

On 28 October 2022, at approximately 0837 hours local time, Wildwood Police Department officers and the Cape May County Sheriff's Office K9 unit responded to a motel in Wildwood after a motel guest made numerous comments about constructing a bomb in his room. At the scene, officers discovered copper wire wrapped around the doorknob of the suspect’s room. The Atlantic City Police Department Bomb Squad was called to assist, searched the room, and discovered bomb-making material (BMM) inside. No fully constructed devices were found, and no further details about the BMM have been released. The 37-year-old suspect from Maine was arrested and transported to a local hospital for psychiatric evaluation. He was charged with causing false public alarm. The incident remains under investigation.