Man Tries to Threaten Ex’s New Boyfriend, Threatens Wrong Police Department

Man Tries to Threaten Ex's New Boyfriend, Threatens Wrong Police Department It’s one of those stories you just can’t make up—a New Jersey man, who set out to frame his ex-girlfriend’s new beau by sending phony bomb threats to a police department, not only failed with his efforts, but apparently sent his fake threats to the wrong police department.

Police at the Salisbury, Maryland Police Department say they were contacted by officers from the Salisbury, North Carolina department, who had been receiving messages through their Facebook account threatening to blow up the North Carolina offices. When they engaged the alleged bomber in an exchange of messages, they learned that his real target for his fake bomb threat was the Salisbury, Maryland police department.

Officials say the man had stolen his ex-girlfriend’s cell phone so that he could mimic her new boyfriend’s Facebook account and make it appear that the bomb threats were coming from that account. Police at both departments used social media to identify the perpetrator and Salisbury, Maryland officers arrested him, charging him with threats of mass violence and other crimes.

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