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Police arrest woman who threatened to blow up LIC Building

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Brown (NYPD)

July 7, 2016 Staff Report

Police have arrested a woman who threatened to blow up a Long Island City building in May.

Vernice Brown, 26, who faces a slew of charges, allegedly phoned Propper Manufacturing Company, located at 36-04 Skillman Ave., on May 19 and told an employee that she was going to blow up the building.

Brown then sent the same threat in an email, according to the NYPD.

Brown, a Brooklyn resident, now faces the following charges: making a terrorist threat, false report: terrorism, and aggravated harassment, according to the police.

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“false report: terrorism”? Wait, cause she said she was going to blow up the building but then didn’t actually do it???? This is a law? That is supposed to encourage what? People to follow through with their terrorist threats? That’s insane.


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